A teenager was arrested for allegedly selling drugs in the parking lot of Cole Harbour High School yesterday morning.

Halifax RCMP say officers were watching the parking lot when they saw a transaction between a female and a male.

An 18-year-old female was arrested shortly after and police say they found five grams of marijuana on her. She will appear in court to face charges of drug possession.

A 17-year-old male was also arrested. Police say they seized brass knuckles and a large amount of cash. He will face charges of trafficking and possessing a prohibited weapon.