Police in Bodmin warn about dangers of taking substances

30 July 2018, 16:45 | Updated: 30 July 2018, 16:48

Police pill warning

Police are warning youngsters about taking substances after two teenagers fell ill in Bodmin.

The girls, aged 16 and 17, were both taken to Treliske Hospital. 

The 16-year-old girl was later released from hospital, the 17-year-old girl is currently recovering in hospital. 

DC Andy Petherick said: ''The substance that these girls are believed to have taken came in the form of yellow tablets which were in the shape of a shield with ‘EA7’ written on them, similar to the one pictured. 

''We are urging young people to stay away from substances. You do not know what is in them or how strong the drug may be or how your body will react to them.'' 

Anybody with information about this incident are asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101 and quote log number 989 29/07/2018.