Police warning over potentially fatal drugs circulating in Leeds
POLICEÂ have issuedÂ a warning to drug users about aÂ potentially fatal batch of heroin in circulation in Leeds.
There have been reports to police of a potentially strong strain of the drugs in circulation over the past couple of weeks.
Detective Inspector Paul Hobson, of Leeds District Safeguarding, said: "We would urge anyone who has recently purchased this substance in the Leeds area to dispose of it, as it is possible it is a potentially fatal strain of the drug.
"Although drug users think they know what they are taking - this isn't always the case.
"We work closely with our partners to make communities of West Yorkshire safer places to live and work.
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"The police will always encourage drug users to seek help from the number of drug treatment agencies that operate throughout West Yorkshire."