Police department’s ‘back to school shopping’ warning goes viral

GILBERT, Ariz. (WSVN) — Police in Arizona had an unusual warning for parents as they head to stores for back to school shopping.

The Gilbert Police Department tweeted a photo of various drug paraphernalia, showing marijuana pipes, bongs, and crack pipes.

“If your kid tells you they need any of these items for chemistry class, they are lying #BackToSchoolShopping #IDontThinkSo #ThursdayThoughts,” the caption read.

The tweet quickly went viral, garnering over 150,000 likes and 85,000 shares.

You can see the post below.

(Copyright (c) 2017 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)