Man admits placing a fake bomb at a middle school

East Hampton, CT

A man pled guilty to placing a fake bomb in front of East Hampton Middle School.

Custodians arrived at the school and found the device leaning against the front door.  The device was a rectangular box, approximately 12 inches by eight inches by four inches in size, taped together with orange and red duct tape, with a white egg timer on top. 

Surveillance cameras helped authorities identify the suspect.