Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

"Legal Highs" Warning

news-police.jpg
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

8:58am 27th June 2014

Police are issuing a warning after four Torpoint teenagers who took so-called legal highs were rushed to hospital.

Paramedics had to be called in on Sunday morning.

Officers think they bought the drugs over the net.

An investigation is underway.

Devon and Cornwall Police have released the following information:

About 0730hours on Sunday 22 June, police were called to an address in Torpoint to assist ambulance crews who were trying to administer emergency medical treatment to four individuals, aged 17-19, who had adversely reacted to consuming a "legal highs."

This dangerous substance appears to have been legitimately purhcased over the internet and consumed, despite warnings and labels to the contrary.

The effects of the substance were initially deemed so serious that the individuals had to be taken to hospital by paramedics under police escort. Thankfully, all involved have since made a full recovery.

Enquiries are ongoing regarding the availability, acquisition and chemical composition of the substance involved on this occasion and a police investigation into associated criminal offences is underway, including assault on a police officer and common assault.

Police are reminding people to be extremely cautious regarding any experimentation with "legal highs" as these substances can be extremely dangerous.

8:58am 27th June 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
fog

UPDATE: Freezing Fog Warning For Cornwall

Met Office issues fresh alert through until Friday morning

dog beach

WATCH: Dog Owners Warned About 'Potentially Fatal' Palm Oil

Sightings reported on Cornwall's beaches after Storm Angus

Most read
mannequin challenge 1

WATCH: Firefighter's Death Sparks Mannequin Challenge

Cornish crews staged this video as a road safety warning

police line

BREAKING: One Person Cut Free After Crash

It closed stretch of A30 near Bodmin, sparking long delays

Top articles

BREAKING: One Person Cut Free After Crash

Cornwall News: It closed stretch of A30 near Bodmin, sparking long delays

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Ipswich: Teenager charged with murder of two men

National News: A 17-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a man and a teenager in Ipswich, Suffolk Police has said.

Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015

Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.

Patti Smith forgets lines while performing Bob Dylan Nobel tribute

Showbiz News: Patti Smith has given a stumbling performance of Bob Dylan's A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall at a gala ceremony for Nobel laureates.

Two blasts outside Istanbul stadium 'kill at least 13'

World News: At least 13 people have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in Istanbul, it has been claimed.

Badminton and wheelchair rugby among sports to lose Olympic funding

Sports News: Archery, badminton, fencing, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby will not get funding in the run up to the Tokyo Olympics.

Putin shows no puppy love for Japan's attempt at dog diplomacy

Strange News: Russia appears to have snubbed a Japanese attempt at dog diplomacy by declining the gift of a puppy for President Vladimir Putin at a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Newer article

South West Transport and Flood Management "At Risk"

Cornwall News: Report by top engineers warns we could be "vulnerable"

Older article

Cornwall's Affordable Homes Boost

Cornwall News: St Ives MP Andrew George has selected it for his Private Members Bill.

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate 2Escape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.

Close

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.