'Dangerous' drug found at V Festival in Staffordshire
Police seized and tested the drug on site at Weston Park
A potentially dangerous drug has been found at V Festival.
Police said the drug tested at Weston Park, Staffordshire, contained “really serious chemicals that would have a severe adverse effect”.
The chemicals, pentylone and N-ethylpentylone, had been found recently at other music festivals and had made people ill, they said.
Since the event started on Friday, 32 people have been arrested for offences including drug dealing and theft.
A 17-year-old boy was arrested for trying to smuggle 200 tablets in a bag he was carrying into the Staffordshire event.
A 17-year-old was arrested for attempting to bring 200 tablets into the event
Supt Martin Brereton, leading the Staffordshire police operation, said “in the first 24 hours [we] have seen very little..