Authorities Investigate Report of Sexual Assault Inside Montclair High School’s Gender-Neutral Restroom

Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred inside Montclair High School’s gender-neutral bathroom.

Parents Wednesday reportedly received the following email from school officials:

“The purpose of this email is to share that there is an ongoing investigation regarding an alleged sexual assault in the All Gender Restroom at Montclair High School. The safety of our students is of primary concern. While the matter is being fully investigated, we have increased security in the building.”

“Due to the ongoing nature of the investigation and student confidentiality, the district is unable to share additional information with the community at this time. However, the district remains committed to ensuring that the Montclair Public School system remains a safe and welcoming place for all students."

Authorities who have not released a formal statement in regards to the investigation, they stated that could only confirm that officers responded to the school around 3:18 p.m. Monday afternoon after someone reported an incident of a sexual nature involving two juveniles inside a gender-neutral bathroom.

The investigation into the incident remains ongoing.