HERSHEY (AP) – An employee at the Milton Hershey School in central Pennsylvania was fired after a hidden video camera was found in the boys bathroom and police said a subsequent search uncovered several handguns.
Police were called Friday after students found a small digital camera in a bathroom and showers at the transitional living facility, a dorm-like setting for high school seniors.
The school said a male staff member was questioned and fired. The employee was not identified.
Derry Township police said a search of the employee’s apartment and found evidence related to the camera as well as three loaded handguns.
The Milton Hershey School is a free, private, co-ed boarding school for children from low-income families. It was established by Milton Hershey, founder of the Hershey Chocolate Co.