UPDATE: ‘Drug’ incident leave nine Altar cadets in hospital


Photo: Altcar Training Camp


Merseyside Police can confirm that a 17-year-old girl from Moreton, Wirral has been arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply, in relation to the incident at Altcar Training Camp, Hightown this weekend.

The girl has been bailed to a later date pending further enquiries.

‘Drug’ incident leave nine Altar cadets in hospital

Merseyside Police can confirm that they have commenced an investigation at Altcar Training Camp after a number of young cadets became unwell overnight (Saturday 6 February), following a suspected drug taking incident. The investigation will aim to establish whether drugs have been taken and to identify the source.

The exact circumstances cannot be confirmed at this time, however nine young people have been examined at two local hospitals and since released.

At this time, it is believed that no other cadets have been affected. Parents of other children who attended the camp this weekend, and who have any concerns about the health of their children, should seek appropriate medical advice.


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