June 3, 2014 10:47 pm
Updated: June 4, 2014 11:47 pm

Vancouver Police issue warning after seven heroin overdoses today in DTES

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Vancouver Police are warning drug users after seven suspected heroin overdoses in the Downtown Eastside today.

Police are urging drug users to be extremely cautious and use Insite — the supervised safe injection site on East Hastings Street near Main Street.

“Anyone seeing someone appearing to be in medical distress is urged to immediately call 9-1-1 and if you are a drug user who has used and don’t feel well, seek medical attention or help immediately,” reads the warning from police.

Global News

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