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Spiked drinks at Nanaimo nightclub send two people to hospital

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This past weekend in Nanaimo, there were several reports of patrons who were suspected of being victims of drink spiking. Constable Simon Gallimore of the Nanaimo RCMP expands on these concerning events, and advises what to do if you suspect your drink was spiked – May 12, 2022

Two people were hospitalized last week in Nanaimo, B.C., after consuming spiked drinks at a downtown nightclub, according to RCMP.

Upwards of six people may have consumed spiked beverages between May 6 and 7 at several establishments, police said in a Thursday news release.

At least one victim was a man, they added.

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Last Friday, paramedics were called for two people outside a nightclub who appeared to be “extremely intoxicated,” police said.

They were taken to the hospital, and investigation later revealed they may have consumed an “intoxicating substance” without their knowledge.

Police believe there may be other victims who have not yet come forward. Anyone with information is asked to call the detachment at 250-754-2345 and quote the file 2022-15239.

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