Police warn opioid users to take precautions following two deaths

Lethbridge Police are advising opioid users to be aware of a bad batch of the drug and take precautions.

Over the past 24 hours police responded to two suspected overdose deaths and officers believe an extremely potent batch of opioids is in circulation on city streets. Anyone using opioids is advised to do so at the Supervised Consumption Site or have Naloxone and someone with the ability to administer it, nearby.

Police will not be releasing any further information about the two deaths.