COVINGTON, LA (WVUE) - The Covington Police Department reported a chemical exposure at a junior high school on Tuesday.
Eight students were believed to have been exposed to the unknown chemical, but all refused treatment with no injuries reported.
A 13-year-old student is in custody after police say he brought the chemical onto school grounds. He faces criminal charges. The school system is also exploring whether not to take any disciplinary action against the student
The St. Tammany Parish School System said parents were made aware of the situation via a school-wide robocall.
The following was posted to the Covington PD's Facebook page: