Two men arrested as police investigate more than 140 reports of injection doping incidents in UK

The National Council of Chiefs of Police (NPCC) revealed that there had been around 140 confirmed reports in September and October of doping in drinks, and 24 reports of some form of injection.

The organization’s deputy chief of police for drugs, Jason Harwin, said: “There are both male and female victims, although the majority are young women. Alleged breaches have taken place in licensed premises and private parties. “

He added: “It is clear that these reports are very worrying. We work closely with law enforcement, law enforcement such as the NCA and other partners including the Home Office and universities to understand the scale of the offenses, establish everything link the allegations and ultimately bring any identified offenders to justice. “

He urged the forces to work more closely with pubs and clubs starting this weekend to encourage locals to increase searches at site entry points.

Police are also working with the sites to make sure all staff are aware of the problem and to advise them of what to do if they see signs of spikes.

He said: “We encourage anyone who believes they have been a victim or witness to peaks in any form to contact their local police force. Any report of doping will be investigated and taken seriously.

Who was arrested?

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiring to administer poison in a series of reported doping incidents involving needles in Nottingham.

Nottinghamshire Police said the men, aged 18 and 19, were arrested after receiving information from a member of the public on Wednesday 20 October, following a general call for help from a senior officer.

The force said the two were arrested “on suspicion of conspiring to administer poison with the intent to injure, embarrass or injure”, and they are still in custody.

The arrests are not linked to any specific allegation of needle doping or drinking contamination.

Elsewhere, Lincolnshire Police said they arrested a 35-year-old man on Friday at 3 a.m. in connection with an attempted drinking at a Lincoln nightclub.

The alleged offense “does not involve a needle,” the force said.

Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones said: ‘We cannot accept that people are not safe when they go out with friends for a drink.

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