NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two Brooklyn fourth-graders were arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to poison a teacher, police said.
The incident happened Monday at P.S. 315 in Flatbush. The boys, ages 9 and 12, allegedly put “a substance consistent with rat poisoning” in the 62-year-old teacher’s water bottle, police said.
She drank it and became nauseous, but was treated and is now recovering, police said.