Derby investigating statements made on school bus

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Something happened on a Derby school bus Monday that had district and parents concerned.

Officials said it involved a bus carrying Wineteer Elementary students. They were interviewing the children to determine the severity of the statements made.

The district said the bus driver was notified and did not find any weapons.

The principal at Wineteer sent a message to parents saying the incident is being reviewed.

Parents and Wineteer Staff, 

This message is to inform you about an incident that is currently being reviewed on our bus route this morning. At this time, both the transportation department and administration are working to interview students to determine the severity of statements made. Communication and precautions were in place while student(s) were on route on the bus to the school this morning. The bus driver was notified and surveyed the situation and no weapon was found. I appreciate your patience as we continue to investigate the incident.

Melissa Young

Wineteer Principal

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