MIDDLETON, Wisconsin — The Middleton Cross Plains School District is working with local law enforcement to investigate allegations of harassment from within the district’s high school football program.
District spokesperson Shannon Valladolid said in a statement to News 3 that the district was unable to share further information about the nature of the allegations and who was involved due to “the circumstances of this incident.” Stated.
In a letter sent to the family on Friday morning, district officials said they received information over a week ago about alleged harassment of some kind within the football team. We are working with the police department to conduct further investigations.
“As always, we take every allegation seriously and are committed to following appropriate protocols and procedures related to our investigation,” the district’s statement read in part.
District staff will follow up with students and staff to confirm details in the coming weeks, according to the letter. District leaders also asked parents to speak with their students to share information that might help the investigation.
News 3 Now reached out to Middleton Police Department to learn more about its role in the investigation.
Read the full statement from the school district to News 3 Now below.
“We are investigating allegations of student-to-student conduct within our football program.
As always, we take all allegations seriously and are committed to following appropriate protocols and procedures related to our investigation.
We have been working with the Middleton Police Department. Due to the circumstances of this incident and the ongoing investigation, we are unable to comment further on the specific allegations or the individuals involved.”
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