Football coach placed on administrative leave following hazing allegations

CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) — The football coach at Cromwell High School has been placed on paid administrative leave after allegations of hazing on the school’s football team came to light.

In a letter sent home to parents, the superintendent of Cromwell schools says that several under-classmen students from both Cromwell and Portland were the targets of hazing.

The Connecticut Department of Children and Families is now also involved in the investigation.

Cromwell officials say that no harassment or inappropriate conduct will be tolerated.

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