Tuesday 21 February 2017

Boy, 8, hands out heroin at school

Published 15/04/2010 | 12:07

A child in Pennsylvania handed out more than 60 small bags of heroin to his classmates
A child in Pennsylvania handed out more than 60 small bags of heroin to his classmates

Police say a child in Pennsylvania handed out more than 60 small bags of heroin to his classmates before his teacher discovered them.

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Wilkinsburg police say the eight-year-old brought the bags to Turner Elementary School.

Police said some of the bags were found empty in a rubbish bin, but there was no evidence the children had ingested the drugs.

Offcicers said the bags were stamped with the words "trust me".

School officials sent a letter home to parents about the incident.

Police are investigating how the boy got the drugs.

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