Police investigating incident involving high schoolers from Taunton, other communities

Taunton police are currently investigating an issue involving Taunton High School students, as well as other high school students, Taunton Public Schools superintendent Julie Hackett said in a statement.

Taunton police said they are not releasing any information and refused to say whether it is a criminal investigation.

Hackett said the school system is unable to comment on the issue.

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“Based upon our conversations with the Taunton Police Department,” Hackett said in the statement. “What I can tell you is that they have the matter well in hand, and there are no safety and security concerns for our students.”

No further information was immediately available.