Students allegedly use pepper spray in classroom

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LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – Lockport Police say two students were arrested and charged after an incident involving pepper spray.

A Lockport High School resource officer was called into a room Wednesday afternoon when something was sprayed into the air causing him and students to cough. Police recovered the pepper spray.

Police say two 16-year-old males were responsible. The students are charged with unlawful possession of a noxious material, a misdemeanor.

Both were suspended by the school for five days. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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