State police are investigating after a child in East Granby picked up a package believed to contain drugs while riding on a school bus.
State police said the superintendent of East Granby Schools contacted them just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday after a parent found a suspicious package in their child’s possession and contacted the school principal, who then advised the superintendent.
State troopers examined the package and suspected it was narcotics that the child picked up while riding on a school bus, state police said.
The state lab will be testing the substance that was found.
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They do not believe the child knew what was in the package.
State police expect to investigate throughout the day. They said a dog searched buses for narcotics and did not find any.