Glasgow & West Scotland

Alert over Superman 'ecstasy' tablets

Superman tablets Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Officers said some tablets had been tested and found to contain potentially fatal PMA

A warning about dangerous ecstasy-type tablets marked with a Superman logo has been issued by police in the west of Scotland.

The tablets are pink with the superhero symbol on one side and a half-score line on the reverse.

Police Scotland said tests had found them to contain methoxyamphetamine (PMA).

The force said PMA had previously been connected to a number of serious adverse reactions and fatalities.

Anyone with information about the distribution or production of the tablets was asked to get in touch with police or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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