Randolph elementary teacher sent to hospital after finding ‘unknown substance’ in coffee


Casings were found in the teacher’s fourth grade classroom twice in the past month.

A Donovan Elementary School teacher was taken to hospital on Wednesday after finding an “unknown substance” in his coffee. Randolph Public Schools.

A Randolph Elementary School teacher was taken to hospital for medical evaluation on Wednesday after finding an ‘unknown substance’ in his coffee.

In email to parentsDonovan Elementary School Principal Beth Gannon said the teacher discovered the substance around 12:35 p.m. and was taken to Milton Hospital out of an abundance of caution.

The WCVB reported that the substance was a “pill or similar object”.

The teacher’s current condition is unknown and it is unclear if he had a reaction to the substance.

Gannon said the Randolph Police Department is investigating the incident. WCVB reported that Randolph police were assisting the school but not investigating the criminal case. A police spokesman told the news station the incident was being handled by the school as the students involved were under 12.

This incident happened at the same elementary school where bullet casings were found in a classroom twice last month. WCVB reported that Randolph police confirmed the substance was found in the same fourth grade classroom in which the casings were found.

The casings were found in the classroom on Jan. 13 and then again on Jan. 19, each time triggering a shelter-in-place order, Randolph police said in a news release for the month. last.

Gannon said in his Wednesday email that the casing investigation found five students were involved in the incidents. The school is disciplining the students.


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