Pittsburgh schools: Student brought heroin to school

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PITTSBURGH - A student brought 40 stamp bags of heroin to Clayton Academy this week, according to the Pittsburgh Public Schools.

A spokeswoman said students must go through metal detectors and empty their pockets every morning.  When the student emptied his pockets on Monday, the heroin was found in his coat, she said.

The spokeswoman said in addition to school-based discipline, the student is charged with possession and possession with intent to deliver.