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Student brings Xanax to Astoria school, four students taken to hospital

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Oct. 1, 2014 By Michael Florio

A student at the Frank Sinatra School of Arts was arrested yesterday for distributing Xanax to three other students, according to police.

All four were taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition after complaining of dizziness and nausea.

The policed received a call at 10 am from school officials that a 15-year-old student brought a bottle of Xanax to the 35th Avenue school and distributed it to three other students, a 16-year-old male, 16-year-old female and a 17-year old male, according to a NYPD spokesman.

The 15-year-old was arrested and charged for criminal sale of a controlled substance.

The 17-year-old female was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree.

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