Martinsville Police Department investigates high school rumor

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MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — Martinsville Police Department is investigating after a rumor at Martinsville High School involving sexual misconduct, police officials told 24-Hour News 8.

The high school contacted police on Friday concerned that a rumor going around school may have some validity to it. The rumor involved possible sexual misconduct involving a student, though police wouldn’t say whether a school employee was involved.

Schools officials released a statement Monday explaining that the school “immediately” contacted police and Child Protective Services. The school system also said no criminal charges had been filed.

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