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High school student charged for possessing explosive

Staff Report • Oct 1, 2009 at 12:00 AM

The Roanoke Times is reporting that a Patrick Henry High School student faces a criminal charge after a search Wednesday revealed a suspicious object, a Roanoke police spokeswoman said.School staff members found an object containing firecrackers and metal objects inside an Axe body spray can after searching the student, a 16-year-old boy, Aisha Johnson said.School resource officers were notified at 3:20 p.m., prompting them to close a portion of the school and request that Virginia State Police remove the object.

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