News 26 January 2017
Author: Marisa Lee

Four school kids took cocaine thinking it was sherbet

Author Marisa Lee
26 January 2017

Four school kids between the ages of 9 and 13 have been taken to hospital after they allegedly took coke thinking it was a sherbet like sweet. Or, they just tried to slyly get waved, got caught, but got away with it.

Police were called to Broadstone Middle School in Dorset after reports that children had taken the drug earlier this month. Their Headteacher said one of the kids was found with “what was believed to be a drug.”

“The children believed the substance to be sweets. The police were immediately called and four children taken to hospital to be checked over. They were not found to have any health issues and were discharged the same day. We would like to reassure parents that this incident was dealt with swiftly and in line with our policies. Police inquiries are ongoing regarding this incident and as such we are unable to comment further at this time.”

A police spokesman said, “Police were called after reports that four pupils had taken a white powder. The children believed the substance was sweets, but it has now been established it was cocaine.

“While it was not believed any of the children ingested the powder, they were taken to hospital to be checked over. They were assessed to be in good health and were discharged.”

A 32-year-old man from Bournemouth was arrested later on suspicion of drug offences.