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Philadelphia kindergartner finds crack cocaine in classmate’s backpack

  • A six-year-old girl was caught chewing on a bag of cocaine at a Philadelphia charter school on Wednesday 
  • She had found it in a male classmate’s backpack and mistook it for sugar
  • A teacher confiscated the bag before the child broke the packet’s seal
  • Police said it’s unclear how the cocaine ended up in the backpack
  • They don’t believe it came from his home

A kindergartner found a bag of crack cocaine in a classmate’s backpack and started chewing on it at a Philadelphia charter school. 

The six-year-old girl had thought the packet was sugar, police said Wednesday.

Before the child broke the packet’s seal a teacher spotted the bag and confiscated it suspecting that it was drugs.

Administrators at Hardy Williams Mastery Charter School then alerted authorities. 

A six-year-old girl was caught chewing on a bag of cocaine that she found in a classmate’s backpack on Wednesday at Hardy Williams Mastery Charter School in Philadelphia

The girl and the student who owned the backpack were both checked by a school nurse, who determined they had not ingested the drug. 

Police said it’s unclear how the cocaine ended up in the male student’s bag, but they don’t believe it came from his home.  

They also searched the backpacks of the other kindergarten students, but nothing else was found. 

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