Police: Woman who posed at New Brunswick HS student posed no harm

Hyejeong Shin was charged with one count of providing a false government document.

News 12 Staff

Feb 9, 2023, 12:20 AM

Updated 437 days ago

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New Brunswick police say that a 29-year-old woman who enrolled herself at New Brunswick High School and posed as a teenager was not trying to bring harm or violence to the students or faculty.
Hyejeong Shin was charged with one count of providing a false government document to the New Brunswick Board of Education.
Shin was charged on Jan. 24 after posing as a student for several days at the school. The incident led students to stage a protest, declaring that the district wasn’t doing enough to ensure their safety.
Police say that it is not currently known why Shin enrolled herself at the school.


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