West Midlands Police have issued a warning for prime purity tablets in circulation after a teen collapse in Warwickshire is suspected of being linked to taking a excessive energy ecstasy pill.
The 16-year-old was discovered by a passer-by on Bilton Road in Rugby and ecstasy was found by police on the scene, with testing discovering the tablets to be excessive in purity. Reports point out some tablets have been pressed with the letters ‘AU’, and others contained the Audio automotive emblem.
Crime Commissioner David Jamieson warns the medication are suspected to be circulating throughout the West Midlands.
Detective Inspector of Warwickshire Police, Dave Andrews, mentioned: "While it's too early to take a position on the circumstances main as much as the boy falling in poor health you will need to remind folks of the hazards of taking unlawful medication.
"We strongly advise anybody to think about the results of taking any unlawful substance; each when it comes to their well being and the authorized penalties.
"We're significantly involved on this case due to the invention of high-purity ecstasy. I'd urge anybody with ecstasy matching the outline of that seized to not take it.
"We have launched a radical investigation to ascertain the circumstances main as much as the boy being taken in poor health and whether or not any felony actions contributed to his situation."
Anyone with info regarding the incident is requested to name 101 quoting incident 327 of 31 December 2018, or provide info anonymously by way of the impartial charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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