A 16-year-old Minnesota boy has given away thousands of dollars to fellow students and a school aide.
The bag full of money he found was apparently tossed by a drug dealer.
When asked how he got the $100 bills, the student first said it was his allowance. He later said he found it in a ditch -- and led police to a spot by a highway where they also found marijuana and scales.
The boy, described as learning disabled, gave away about $11,000 of he nearly $18,000 in the bag. Law officers collected the money from students and from the school bus aide, who had reported that someone slipped $1,200 into her bag.
The boy is not expected to face charges. A sheriff's deputy says he's "a good kid" who was trying to help people in need.
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