7 students treated, 3 hospitalized after possibly ingesting drugs

Three Baton Rouge students hospitalized after ingesting suspected drugs

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Emergency crews say three students were transported to a hospital after possibly ingesting drugs Wednesday morning.

Sources say a total of seven students at a school on Desoto Street in Baton Rouge were evaluated on Jan. 15. A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office says three were transported to a hospital for treatment. The others were released to parents and school officials.

According to EBRSO, a bus driver notified school administrators that the children were behaving “as if they ingested drugs.”

Details are limited at this time.

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