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Show & Tell?: Philadelphia preschooler brings drugs and cash to school, police say

The Philadelphia K-9 Unit was called to an Elementary School after a 4-year-old boy brought drugs and cash to class. CBS Philly

The Philadelphia K-9 Unit was called to an Elementary School after a 4-year-old boy brought drugs and cash to class.
CBS Philly
(CBS) PHILADELPHIA - Police say a 4-year-old boy brought drugs and cash to a grade school in Philadelphia and showed them to other classmates on Tuesday morning, according to CBS Philly.

A student at the Thomas Mifflin Elementary School reportedly alerted a teacher that a classmate was flashing money and drugs.

Police say the boy had $170 in cash and a substance believed to be cocaine in his pocket, according to the station.

The child was taken to a hospital for evaluation after the incident and police are now trying to locate the parents.

Philadelphia's K-9 unit reportedly searched the school but no additional drugs were found.

Students were removed from the classroom but the school was not placed on lockdown. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Iris Carreras

    Iris Carreras covers crime for CBSNews.com

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