Wethersfield Elementary Student Followed Home From School

Police patrolled the area of Webb Elementary School in Wethersfield on Friday afternoon after a student reported being followed home the day before, according to the superintendent.

Supt. Michael Emmett said the student told a parent he had been followed home Thursday afternoon. The school district notified police, who are investigating alongside the district security director.

Emmett said the person did not attempt to make verbal or physical contact with the child.

As a precaution, police increased their presence at the school on Willow Street during dismissal Friday afternoon. All school community members were notified of the incident and all district principals have been briefed, according to Emmett.

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