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Police issue health warning

North Yorkshire Police has issued an urgent health warning after a teenager died of a suspected drugs overdose.

Police were called to a house in York on Thursday night after a 16-year-old girl was reported to be critically ill. It's believed she had taken a yellow-white paste thought to contain amphetamine.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug. A 26-year-old woman has also been detained.

Police are warning anyone who comes across the substance to avoid it.

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