Lincolnshire

Five ill in Lincoln after taking illegal drugs

Black Mamba
Image caption Police said they believed the affected people had taken Black Mamba

Five people in Lincoln have been taken ill after taking a banned "psychoactive substance".

Lincolnshire Police said that some of those affected were treated in hospital before being discharged.

It is believed they had taken the former "legal high" Black Mamba, a synthetic cannabis, which was outlawed last year.

The force said it was concerned that "a harmful batch of the product is in circulation".

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