Clubbers and ravers be aware – Police were called to the scene of an illegal rave at Carpetright, Manor Road, E16 on Sunday, 16 February. Six people who attended this event and took drugs were taken to east London hospitals suffering from heart palpitations, confusion and paranoia. Although none of these symptoms proved fatal on this occasion, it is important to note the dangers of taking illegal substances. This particular drug, believed to be likened to Meth Amphetamine, is known as Alpha.
A message from the police:
We want everyone to enjoy their social life, but please do it safely. Don’t take risks with your health and your life.
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