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Drug warning after Kendal teenagers taken to hospital

[P]olice are issuing a drug warning after three teenage males from the Kendal were admitted to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary over the previous three days.

They were admitted following a suspected overdose of an illegal drug. Their conditions are not life-threatening and one has been released from hospital.

If you become aware of anyone who has fallen ill following the consumption of drugs please contact an Ambulance on 999 so that they can be medically assessed.

A Cumbria Police spokesperson said: “People need to be aware of the potential dangers of taking illegal drugs. You cannot be sure of what these tablets contain and therefore, in taking them, you are putting your health at risk. Please for your own safety do not take any illegal drugs.”

A 17-year-old male, from Kendal, has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a class C controlled substance. He has been released under investigation.

Anyone with information into the supply of drugs are asked to contact police on 101.

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