Friday, July 11, 2014

Two Watertown Students Arrested After Instagram Harassment

Hartford Courant, July 9, 2014

"Police have charged two high school students after an investigation into an Instagram page that targeted other students with harassing comments.

Detective Mark Conway said that there were two victims and most of the comments on the photo- and video-sharing social network were directed at the victims' appearance or other characteristics. None of the comments were related to race or sexual orientation, he said.

'We take all complaints of bullying, threatening and harassment seriously. Unfortunately, it seems that each year, students are being arrested for this type of crime,' Deputy Chief R.J. Desena said in a statement." Read more

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