Parents warned about sweets making kids ‘violently ill’ as 4 children are rushed to hospital

Four children from Epsom, close to Sutton, have been rushed to hospital after consuming suspicious sweets.

The children, two 12-year-olds (one boy, one woman) and a 13-year-old boy, suffered a violent response after consuming the jellied sweets that they believed contained hashish.

A fourth youngster, aged 12, was additionally taken to hospital as a precaution as he’s additionally believed to have eaten the sweets.

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An ambulance was referred to as to a recreation floor within the space at 2.15pm on Saturday, May 1 the place three children had been ‘vomiting uncontrollably and falling out and in of consciousness’.

All 4 stay in hospital in a single day for commentary.

In the meantime, Surrey Police has requested dad and mom within the space to ‘urgently converse to their children about the risks of “edibles”.

A spokesman for Sussex Police mentioned: “At the second we do not need a transparent description of the sweets concerned, nevertheless we’ve got had the same report from final evening within the native space involving “jelly apple rings” which seem as inexperienced jelly circles.

“The particular person in that incident was fortunately much less affected.”

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Detective Sergeant Lee Marks mentioned: “We are, in fact, making an attempt to perceive what these sweets are, the place they got here from and what they comprise. However, our fast precedence is to warn dad and mom; and to inform children within the space not to be tempted to strive them as they are clearly inflicting substantial hurt.

“These kinds of merchandise, which can be marketed as ‘hashish infused’ or ‘CBD infused’ are unlawful, and due to this fact unregulated, within the UK.

“They can seem to be business merchandise with skilled packaging, however this shouldn’t be taken as an indication that they are protected or authorized.”

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