Warning issued after man hospitalised following suspected drug use
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Surrey Police are concerned that a drug being sold as cocaine and could contains potentially lethal ingredients has been sold to people in Surrey.
We were made aware over the weekend following the hospitalisation of a young man in Woking. He remains in hospital in a critical condition.
We do not condone drug use of any type and would highlight that a risk in taking recreational drugs is that you do not know what these drugs are laced with. Our priority is to safeguard the public so we are urging anyone who may have taken drugs and has concerns to seek urgent medical help.
We also need the co-operation of drug users, and their friends and family, to get this potential killer off the streets. If you believe you have bought this drug, do not take it. Get rid of it by bringing it to your local police station or contacting Crimestoppers if you would rather remain anonymous.
We are encouraging anyone with any further information around the potential supply of this cocaine to contact us on quoting crime reference number PR/ 45210104112 via
- Webchat on our website surrey.police.uk
- Online https://www.surrey.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/
- Calling us on 101
If you do not wish to leave your name, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.