The RCMP station in 100 Mile House. File photo.

100 Mile RCMP urge caution after fentanyl found in public area

The seized fentanyl will be destroyed

The discovery of fentanyl found on a downtown street this week has led 100 Mile House RCMP to issue a warning to the public.

On Wednesday, Oct. 23, police said a concerned citizen located a naloxone kit (used to treat an opioid overdose) near Safeway in 100 Mile House.

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It was turned in to 100 Mile House RCMP, and upon chemical reagent testing, it was determined to contain fentanyl.

RCMP would like to strongly caution the public that fentanyl, even tiny doses, can be harmful and potentially fatal. Extreme caution should be used, and if you encounter suspected illegal drugs of any sort, contact the RCMP.

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