4th graders in Brooklyn accused of poisoning teacher
Two fourth grade students in Brooklyn were arrested on suspicion of putting rat poison in their teacher’s water bottle.
The incident was reported to the principal at Public School 315 on Monday by a mother who said her child witnessed what the students did.
The teacher, who drank from the bottle, was treated for nausea and a spike in blood pressure, but did not get seriously sick.
The 9 and 12-year-old children were charged with reckless endangerment and assault.
Police have not released a motive.