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.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Announces Vaccine Mandate For All New York City Municipal Workers, Including First Responders
She drank it and became nauseous, but was treated and is now recovering, police said.