Police issue warning over 'contaminated' cocaine batch in NI

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A warning has been issued over a potentially contaminated supply of cocaine in Northern Ireland. 

Police say a bad batch of the illegal drug may be circulating in County Antrim and Derry Londonderry. 

Information given to the PSNI suggests those using the drugs could experience serious adverse effects.

Anyone who suffers any side effects is encouraged to seek immediate medical help. 

Detective Superintendent Bobby Singleton from PSNI’s Organised Crime Unit said: “Police have received information that there may be a contaminated supply of cocaine in the County Antrim and County Londonderry areas.

"The information suggests that anybody consuming these drugs could experience serious adverse effects.

“All drugs carry risks and have the potential to be a poison. I’d appeal to anyone with any information on these or other suspected drugs in their community to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.  

LISTEN: Rob McAdam is from Addiction NI, the drug and alcohol treatment charity.

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