17-year-old arrested in alleged Weymouth High sexual assault

WEYMOUTH – Police in Weymouth announced Wednesday that a 17-year-old male was arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault that took place inside Weymouth High School Monday.

The statement by police said that the teen was being held in custody. Information about the charges he is facing and whether he is a student at the school was not available Wednesday.

A statement sent out Tuesday by Schools Superintendent Jennifer Curtis-Whipple and high school Principal Alan Strauss said the incident “involves minor students.”

“As some of you may have heard, there was an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the building yesterday,” the statement reads.

When informed of the incident, school officials contacted police and “took appropriate action in accordance with our Code of Conduct,” the statement reads. “This is an unfortunate event and we want to be mindful of the

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