NC School Warns Parents About Students Playing 'Eraser Challenge'

A warning for parents watching this newscast.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kids are feeling the painful burn of the latest dangerous dare, prompting a local school to issue a warning to parents.

The so-called eraser challenge is the latest dare spreading on social media.

Participants rub an eraser against their skin as hard and fast as they can for a specific amount of time. Many are developing burns and skin abrasions.

At East Iredell Middle School, administrators noticed evidence that students are participating in the challenge. School leaders issued a warning on social media, advising parents about the challenge and its warning signs.



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