Police issue drugs warning after man found unconscious in York garden

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4 Jul 2020 @ 5.11 pm
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Police have issued a warning about potentially contaminated drugs after a man was found unconscious in York.

The man was found in possession of blue tablets and showed evidence of having taken them, North Yorkshire Police said.

He was found blacked out but breathing in a garden in York this morning (Saturday, 4 July).

He was taken to hospital where he remains.

Officers are warning drug users to be vigilant if they are in possession of  blue tablets or are offered blue tablets for sale.

If you have any health concerns, please seek medical advice, in an emergency call 999.

An investigation is ongoing into the supply of the drugs – including any potential link to suspected drug-related deaths in other parts of the country .