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4-year-old finds meth in library book at Pennsylvania school

FRIEDENS, Pa. — A shocking discovery was made in at a Somerset County school last week when a 4-year-old found drugs inside a library book.

State police said the drugs were found as the child was returning the book Wednesday at the Shanksville-Stoneycreek School District, according to WJAC.

A teacher got the drugs away from the student and turned them over to police, WJAC reported.

The district sent the following statement to WJAC:

In response to seeking additional information, we cannot comment on any aspect of any ongoing criminal investigation, other than to assure that in any given instance of which we are aware, our protocols have been followed, and we are not aware of any danger to any students of any kind.

We do note that the Shanksville-Stonycreek School District has an agreement with the Indian Lake Borough Police, for onsite police presence as a general measure, to ensure student safety, and they may refer particular matters to the State Police as appropriate.

Police haven’t said if charges will be filed.