Three Palmerton High School students are facing drug charges.

State police at Lehighton said the three students were found to have in their possession drugs and drug paraphernalia at the school in Lower Towamensing Township. The incident occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 20, about 10 a.m.

The three students were identified as two females, both age 15, and one male, age 16, all from Palmerton. The investigation into the incident is continuing, troopers said.