In Seward, two teenage girls allegedly allowed a 2-year-old kid to use a vapid device and filmed it. They also posted it on one of the most popular social media, snapchat, stated Pennsylvania State Police.
In a press conference release, police said, on January 9th, two teenage girls, one a 17-year-old and another 18-year-old girl, we’re babysitting a 2-year-old toddler at home in Westmoreland County.
The Findings In The Video
The two girls see him and allow him to inhale from the vaping device and film him doing it and also posted the video on snapchat.
In the video recording, it can be seen that the child inhaling the device and then coughing and crying. Also, laughter can be heard from the two girls in the background.
The Pennsylvania State Police started investigating the video showing the kid with the vaping device.
Investigation Says Device Only Had 3% Nicotine
As they were investigating, they found out that the vaping device had 3% nicotine but no THC. In the release, the police said, “The child did not display other visible effects from inhaling the device contents.”
The incident has been reported to Child and Youth Services and also been informed to the child’s parents. According to the police, the two teenage girls are nowhere related to the child. There is still an active ongoing investigation.
The police are trying to charge the teens on the basis of endangering the welfare of children, states the release.
The two teens who are involved in this incident are believed to be from the United School District of Armagh Pennsylvania states CBS Pittsburgh.
Superintendent Dr.Barbara Parkins said in a statement that, “United administration was made aware of the video today, and the authorities are investigating the matter. We believe that two of our students were involved in the situation. The names of those students were provided to the authorities but are classified from the public,” reported CBS Pittsburgh.