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Montclair HS Student Reported Sexual Assault in All-Gender Bathroom, Officials Say

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - According to published reports on Wednesday, Montclair Police officials are investigating allegations of sexual assault reported to have occurred in a bathroom at Montclair High School.

Montclair police officials state that officers received a report about an incident at the high school of a sexual nature that occurred around 3:18 p.m. on Monday. The incident is said to involve juvenile students in the all-gender bathroom.

Montclair High School principal James Earle sent parents an email on Monday informing them of the incident.

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"While the matter is being fully investigated, we have increased security in the building," he wrote. 

The Montclair Police are currently working with the Essex County prosecutor's office to investigate the matter.

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