Student Transported to Hospital Due to Pepper Spray Exposure

One child was transported to the hospital after being exposed to pepper spray at a school in Dorchester on Tuesday.

At around 1 p.m., Boston Fire and EMS services responded to UP Academy, a K-8 school, where one child allegedly brought the pepper spray. Multiple people on the scene were evaluated, and one was taken to the hospital per a parent's request due to a pre-existing condition.

The condition of the child taken to the hospital is unknown at this time. This story will be updated with further information once it becomes available.

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