UPDATE 455pm: From the school district, a student was waving a bag containing white powder in the air and threw it. It landed on other students who began complaining of illness.
UPDATE 448pm: Substance was determined to be non-hazardous and all patients refused transport to the hospital.
Six middle school students from Magothy Middle School (241 Peninsula Farm Rd) have come into contact with a powdered substance and are complaining of illness. Anne Arundel County Fire Department and EMS are on the scene and are setting up a “medical branch” to treat the patients and determine the cause and course of action.