A 13-year-old boy is fighting for his life after taking an unknown drug thought to be either MDMA or a type of ecstasy known as ‘Magic’.Police have issued a warning to young people about the dangers of drug taking after the youngster was rushed to hospital on Saturday. Officers were called to Timperley Metrolink station at around 4.30pm after reports that a teenage boy had become unwell.
The boy was rushed to hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition. Although the reason for his illness has not been confirmed, police believe he may have taken MDMA or a type of ecstasy known as ‘Magic’.
The Altrincham-bound Metrolink platform was closed for around an hour earlier whilst police dealt with the incident.
Inspector John Cave said: “It is very early stages and we are still working to establish exactly what drug he has taken however the boy is very poorly and we want to urge anyone who may have also taken the drug to get checked out at hospital as soon as possible.”