Student arrested after two Currituck High students hospitalized due to vaping THC at school

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CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. – Two Currituck High School students were taken to the hospital Thursday morning after suffering medical emergencies at the school.

Administrators were notified around 8 a.m. that the students were in need of medical assistance. An ambulance was dispatched in response.

Two students, one 16 and one 17 years old were transported to a hospital for treatment.

Students were held in their classrooms while emergency personnel were in the building in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the students and also to allow emergency personnel and administrators to respond to the incident appropriately.

The regular schedule resumed as usual approximately 30 minutes later.

Police said the two students were using an electronic vaping device to ingest THC.

The device was later found under bleachers in the gym.

18-year-old Xavier Corte Clark, who is a senior at the school has been arrested after this incident.

Clark has been charged with delivery of a schedule VI controlled substance and Possession of Weapons on School Property.

The weapons were found in a vehicle Clark drove to school.

One BB gun and one air soft gun were recovered along with two razor knives.

The incident is still under investigation, Clark is set to appear in court on January 11.

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