UPDATE - Police Locate Man Who Sold Morphine-Laced Sweets To Teenager

UPDATE – Police Locate Man Who Sold Morphine-Laced Sweets To Teenager

Published May 26, 2020

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Lögreglustjórinn á Suðurnesjum

A man who sold a teenager sweets containing morphine and cannabis has been located by Suðurnes police, Morgunblaðið reports.

Two teenage girls, aged 13 and 14, fell unconscious and were hospitalised after eating gummy bears containing morphine and cannabis over the weekend. Both young women have now been discharged.

The girls do not appear to have known what was in the sweets before consuming them, they were given them by a teenage boy who had bought them from an older man.

Suðurnes Police Chief Olafur Helgi Kjartansson confirmed to Morgunblaðið that the man who sold the sweets has been located. It is unknown whether the man has been arrested or questioned. Olafur declined to comment further on the case.

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