Hidden camera found in high schoolers’ hotel rooms during class trip

by Editorial Team

Police in Minneapolis are investigating hidden cameras that were discovered in the hotel rooms of Wisconsin high school students who were on a class trip.

The Madison Metropolitan School District said in a statement that the staff member of Madison East High School was traveled with the students for the three-day trip was placed on leave “as a precautionary measure.”

In a letter sent to parents, a school official said they could not provide many details since the investigation was ongoing.

“Out of respect for the students and families affected, and in the interest of preserving the integrity of the police investigation, I am unable to share many details with you at this time,” interim principal Brendan Kearny wrote. “I want you to know that we will continue to do everything we can to protect our students and to see that anyone responsible for harming them is held accountable.”

The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis said no other devices were found in the hotel.

“As confirmed by local authorities at this time, it does not appear that anyone associated with the hotel is involved in the situation,” Hyatt said in a statement.

Minneapolis police said they are still determining what the cameras are capable of shooting.

While no arrests have been made, Minneapolis Police and Cottage Grove (Wis.) Police executed a search warrant on a residence in Cottage Grove Thursday, according to CBS News Minnesota.

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