Lancaster man ill after taking legal high

Police are reporting that a young man in Lancaster has had a severe reaction to the use of a legal high.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 3rd June 2015, 1:13 pm
A man has suffered a severe reaction after taking a legal high.
A man has suffered a severe reaction after taking a legal high.

Lancaster Area police sent out a stern warning on their Facebook page on Wednesday after the incident.

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Last month, five students from Lancaster University were hospitalised and two were left in a critical condition after taking former legal high Spice.

All five have since recovered after treatment.

A spokesperson for Lancaster Area Police said: “These maybe legal but you are putting unknown substances into your body. Your health is at risk. Stay safe.