27/05/2016

Young Child Finds Bag Of Suspected Drugs In Lurgan

A young child has found a bag of suspected drugs in Lurgan.

The drugs were in a small, clear bag with scorpions printed on it.

They were discovered by the child in the Sloan Street/Hill Street area on Thursday morning, according to the police.
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In a Facebook post, the PSNI in Craigavon, wrote: " It us not something we will tolerate. Just this week, nine people were hospitalised in one town alone in England having taken these 'legal highs'. One in a coma, one with cardiac arrest. That isn't 'Just a personal thing'. The heartbreak of families, the extra needless stress on the NHS, all because of drugs.

"This stuff here may have been personal use, but it also could have killed a child."

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD)

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