2 boys taken to hospital after coming in contact with white powder in West Philadelphia school

WEST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Two boys were taken to the hospital after coming in contact with a white powder at a West Philadelphia school.

It happened at the Edward Heston School in the 1600 block of North 54th Street around 1 p.m. Friday.

The school was placed on lockdown, but it was lifted shortly after 2 p.m.

The two boys were taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for observation.

There was no word as to what the substance was or how it got into the school.
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