Public Safety Alert, Queen Street West and Bathurst Street area, Contaminated street drugs
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:32 PM
14 Division: 416-808-1400
The Toronto Police Service would like to notify the public about an incident involving what could be contaminated street drugs
It is reported that:
- on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, a man, 28, consumed a substance suspected to be heroin in theQueen Street West and Bathurst Street area
- the man overdosed on this substance and subsequently died
- it is suspected this heroin may be laced with fentanyl
Anyone coming into contact with a substance suspected to be heroin should exercise extreme caution.
The public is also asked to use extreme caution and to call police immediately should any potentially dangerous items be located in parks or public areas.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Luigi Catenaccio, 14 Division