Health Warning regarding the use of Legal High â€œVertexâ€ Greater Manchester Police is sending out an urgent warning to people about the potentially dangerous â€˜legal highâ€™ Vertex after lab tests into one product revealed they contain potentially lethal chemicals.
Intelligence suggests Vertex is being routinely sold by both retail outlets and local street dealers that are believed to be bulk purchasing from the Bolton area of Greater Manchester.
Forensic tests are being undertaken and officers will be visiting known retailers and taking further actions to restrict availability.
Vertex can be bought on the internet and a copy of a similar packet is attached.
It appears that Vertex is advertised as a type of incense.
Lab results returned to Cheshire police indicate that the samples of Vertex sent for analysis contain harmful chemicals that pose a serious risk to health.
In particular, the results have revealed a chemical called AB â€“CHIMINACA...
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