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Warning over dangerous drugs

Police are warning about a dangerous batch of heroin in the King’s Lynn area following an incident at the weekend.

The warning comes following the death of a man on Saturday (18 June) when emergency services were called to an address on Minster Court after a man was taken ill. He was taken to hospital for treatment where he sadly died.

The death of the man, aged in his 40s, is not being treated as suspicious however drugs seized from the address have since been tested and found to be heroin containing a strong, dangerous ingredient.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Coller, said: "The taking of banned substances is illegal but also highly dangerous to your health. We would urge everyone not to be tempted to take illegal drugs, you don’t know where they have come from, what they are made up of, or how your body will react to them."

If you have taken illegal drugs or if you know someone who has become unwell after taking illegal drugs and needs urgent medical care call 999 and ask for the ambulance service.

If you have information about the supply of this or other illegal drugs call Norfolk Police on or pass information anonymously via the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

For drugs information and advice visit the Talk To Frank website or call the 24/7 National Drugs Helpline on 0800 77 66 00.