Middletown school custodian fired after attempting to meet teen

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — A school custodian has been fired following revelations that he attempted to meet with a 14-year-old boy.

According to a statement from Middletown Mayor Dan Drew, a school custodian was fired from the Snow School after it was revealed that he texted and attempted to meet with the boy at a local Walmart.

The school is part of the Middletown public schools system. It is unknown if the boy attended the school where the custodian worked.

The case is being investigated by Middletown Police.