Teen girl arrested, charged with felony for 'science project gone bad'
Florida teen Kiera Wilmot was arrested and charged with a felony after mixing household chemicals in a small water bottle, resulting in the cap popping off the bottle and producing smoke.
The 16-year-old attempted the experiment outdoors before school at Bartow High School.
No property was damaged and no one was injured in the incident.
Wilmot was arrested and charged with possession/discharge of a weapon on school property and discharging a destructive device, reports WTSP.
“She is a good kid,” the school’s principal Ron Richard told WTSP. “She has never been in trouble before. Ever.”
Schoolmates called this a “science project gone bad.”
After her arrest, Wilmot was expelled from school.
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