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2 Va. students charged with poison attempt

Wednesday - 3/27/2013, 3:26am  ET

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- Two Newport News students who put hand sanitizer in their teachers' drinks are facing felony charges.

Police spokesman Lou Thurston tells WAVY-TV (http://bit.ly/10LVmq9 ) the two have been arrested and each charged with attempted poisoning.

The investigation began in late January when a school resource officer received a tip. The teacher was alerted and she called police.

The intended target of the alleged poison attempt is a 66- year-old Hampton woman.

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Information from: WAVY-TV, http://www.wavy.com/


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