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WATCH: Amherst Co. officials hold press conference after Central Elementary students eat fentanyl-positive gummies

Amherst County officials held a press conference after two were arrested in connection to students’ consumption of fentanyl-positive gummies at Central Elementary School.

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According to the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office, the two individuals were arrested Wednesday morning after seven children ate gummy bears that tested positive for fentanyl.

Twenty-six-year-old Nicole Sanders and 50-year-old Clifford Dugan Jr. are now facing felony charges in connection with the fentanyl-related illnesses.

On Tuesday, 10 News learned seven students had allergic reactions, and five sought medical treatment. The current conditions of the students impacted are unclear at this time.

Source: WSLS News 10

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