Camouflaged man report prompts search near Darien High School - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Camouflaged man report prompts search near Darien High School

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Darien police. (WFSB file photo) Darien police. (WFSB file photo)
DARIEN, CT (WFSB) -

A report about a man wearing camouflage in the woods near Darien High School prompted a police search on Thursday morning.

According to Darien police, a caller said that the man looked between 18 and 35 years old and was wearing a backpack around 8:30 a.m.

Officers responded the the area, which prompted the notification of the high school and two nearby nursery schools.

Police said the schools took precautionary measures while the area was searched.

They said they found evidence of bow hunting activity in the woods. Bow hunting is not permitted in the area, police said.

Officers remained on the scene and in surrounding areas.

They said they did not believe there to be any danger to the public.

Schools have resumed normal operations.

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