Student ingests ‘unknown substance’ at Centerville school, police investigate

Centerville police are conducting an investigation into an incident involving a 15-year-old student and an “unknown substance” that occurred Wednesday morning at Centerville High School.
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Centerville police are conducting an investigation into an incident involving a 15-year-old student and an “unknown substance” that occurred Wednesday morning at Centerville High School.

Centerville police are conducting an investigation into a possible drug-related incident involving a 15-year-old student and an “unknown substance” that occurred Tuesday morning at Centerville High School.

John Davis, community relations officer for the Centerville Police Department, confirmed an ongoing investigation.

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“On Tuesday, at approximately 11:45 a.m. the Centerville Police Department SRO assigned to the High School requested a medic from the Washington Twp. Fire Dept. to respond to the nurses clinic inside Centerville High School for an unknown problem,” Davis said. “The 15-year-old old student was transported by the fire department to a local hospital for treatment.”

Davis added that a “subsequent investigation revealed that the student had voluntarily ingested an unknown substance which caused an adverse reaction.”

Davis did not provide details about the condition of the student.

Centerville school officials were unable to be reached for comment. We will update this story when more information becomes available.