Northumbria Police believe six people taken to hospital overnight may have taken the drug 2CB, bought over the internet. The men, all aged 19-22, were rushed to hospital from a house in Jesmond in Newcastle. One is critically ill.
One person is critically ill and five others are also in hospital after taking what police officers believe were illegal drugs bought over the internet.
Northumbria Police officers were called to the house at Ripon Gardens in Jesmond. They believe the six people, aged 19 to 22, took an hallucinogenic drug called 2CB.