Teen charged over drugs after four boys taken to hospital

A teenager has been charged over drug offences following an incident which left four boys in hospital.

Police said a 17-year-old had been charged over drug offences

The charge comes after a 15-year-old boy was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee at around 10pm on Friday.

He had begun to feel unwell during a night out.

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Three of his friends were also taken to Perth Royal Infirmary and were later discharged.

Officers said they were looking into the possibility that all four boys may have taken a type of ecstasy tablet.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a 17-year-old from the Perth area has been charged in relation to drugs offences following an incident in Perth over the weekend.”