Police Warning over pink ecstasy tablets ‘making people self-harm and attempt suicide’

Police have issued a warning over new ecstasy tablets which they say are leading people to self-harm and attempt suicide.

The majority of people who have taken the pills have ended up in hospital, police say.

Officers say the tablets – known as ‘Milly’ – are circulating in Cornwall.

The force in Callington have said the pills are being issued free of charge to vulnerable people ‘prior to retail,’ Cornwall Live reports.

They have been described as bright pink in a hexagon shape and with an embossed windmill blade.

Police are trying to raise awareness of the drugs and want are appealing for information surrounding this issue.

A full warning issued by Callington Police on Facebook stated: “Please be aware of an ecstasy tablet, known as Milly’s.

These are bright pink in colour, in a hexagonal shape and with an embossed windmill blade.

“The tablets are in circulation in the Callington/Liskeard area as well as other areas of Cornwall.

They are currently being supplied free of charge to vulnerable people to see how they affect people prior to retail. The effects on those found to have taken them have been very disturbing.

“They have caused injury, self-harm, including attempted suicide, and the majority of those known to have taken these tablets have been hospitalised.

“Please be aware, and communicate this advice with others. Please share this post for awareness.

“Police would ideally like any further information passed via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”