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NYPD: 3-year-old found with marijuana in backpack

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NEW YORK (AP) -

New York City police say a 3-year-old girl has been found with 14 bags of marijuana in her backpack.

Police say an employee of the New LIFE School in Harlem smelled marijuana on the girl at about 1 p.m. Friday.

They say the employee called police, who discovered 14 bags of the drug in the girl's backpack.

Police are questioning the girl and her parents as part of the investigation. It is unclear how the marijuana got in the girl's bag.

A representative for the New LIFE School declined comment.

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