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At a Bronx school, new metal detectors attract a new neighbor

Someone must have tipped off this phone storage business to Lehman High School’s new metal detectors.

As of today, any of the Bronx high school’s several thousand students hoping to sneak their cell phones into the building will be out of luck. Though many schools ignore the city’s cell phone ban, those with scanners are often more severe, causing students to turn to bodegas and local businesses for storage space.

In the words of whoever posted this photo on Twitter: “Look who’s making 4,000 dollars today in front of Lehman High School!”

Even with names like “Pure Loyalty,” underground storage businesses are often unreliable and some students choose to evade the scanners through various and complicated forms of trickery.