Police investigating an incident in Colchester where two teenagers suffered a serious reaction to using “legal highs” have arrested a man.
The man, who is aged 40 and from Colchester, was arrested on suspicion of supplying a psychoactive substance.
He has been released on bail pending further enquiries until Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses who may have been in the Hawkins Road area of Colchester between 7pm and 8pm on Thursday, September 22 who may have seen or heard something in relation to the incident.
In particular, officers are looking to identify two women who may have helped the teenagers at the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Essex Police on 101.
People can also give information to the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via an Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.