WINSTED, CT (WFSB) –
Cops in Connecticut are investigating reports of cupcakes tainted with a physical fluid that were given school.
The Winchester cops chief stated the department received a grievance about thought tainted cupcakes that were given The Gilbert School in Winsted.
Principal Alan Strauss told Eyewitness News he was alerted that”some cupcake batter was tainted with an unconfirmed non-drug compound and offered to a couple of students.”
Authorities were contacted us to examine. Strauss said two sets of moms and dads talked to authorities but it was uncertain if any charges were pressed.
“We take all matters of disrespect, any offenses of one’s area or rights, or any forms of harassment very seriously and we are intensely examining this occurrence,” Strauss said in a declaration.
A Gilbert Senior citizen Lena Teixeira talked to Eyewitness News, stating 2 batches of cupcakes were served to trainees inside a class before the opening bell.
She says word spread that a person of the batches was tainted with a bodily fluid and that particular trainees and a teacher were targeted to get the tainted cupcakes. All of the cupcakes had a “17” on them however the alleged victim also says the tainted cupcakes were marked with a dash through the seven, so that some kids would know to avoid them. Multiple trainees complained to the partner principal who called authorities. Teixeira states she and other trainees who believe they ate the tainted cupcakes were sobbing after the report spread out through the school.”I feel breached I almost seem like they took something far from me and I don’t know what I did to them to be worthy of that, and very same with all the other individuals, we don’t comprehend why they had to do something like that,” Teixeira stated.
Lena’s mommy Annmarie Welty-Barre says any student included need to not be able to walk at graduation.
“She’s concerned about going to school and facing them tomorrow, she’s anxious about how she feels emotionally and I comprehend that it’s difficult for her, it’s going to be hard for all those kids, they had a rough day today, I can’t think of all them on a wedding day like that,” Welty-Barre said.
Lena and her moms and dads say police said one of the tainted cupcakes has been sent out to the state crime lab. It’s uncertain when or if it will be checked.
Winsted is a section of the town of Winchester.
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