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Today I got a call from the police at S's college. My heart skipped a couple beats before the officer reassured me that S was not in trouble or hurt--they were trying to contact S "to ask him a few questions." (My phone number was listed as S's contact--so I gave him S's #)
From what the officer said--he asked if my S lived in campus dorms--I got the impression that this is something to do with his residence hall and they wanted to ask S if he saw/heard anything. I assumed they were calling other residents, too, but the officer didn't say this.
My mind was racing about what it could be--maybe someone had property stolen or someone is selling drugs, or some incident/accident occurred and they are looking for witnesses??
I called S later and asked if he got a call from the police. He had, and they asked him to come into the station tomorrow to answer questions.
S is an extremely shy/autistic kid--99.999% confident he could not be involved in anything questionable. He just goes to class and does his homework in his room.
I asked him if he heard anything about theft or drugs or an incident in the building and he said no, nothing at all. I told him to ask his roommates if they got called and if they knew what it was about... Still, I feel uneasy--just worried that my kid could be suspected of something (though police said S was not in trouble, I was thinking "not YET, anyway. . .")
Is there anything S should know before he goes in to answer questions? (S has very poor verbal communication skills, so I worry about him giving the wrong impression.)