EVERETT (CBS) — Police are warning parents about a dangerous and deadly drug being marketed to school-aged children in the Boston area.
It’s called NBOMe or 25i, sometimes referred to as “N-Bomb.”READ MORE: Gov. Charlie Baker: Decision Not To Run For Third Term Was 'Complicated And Difficult'
Everett police say they arrested two people over the weekend “for displaying strange self-destructive behavior” believed to be linked to the designer drug.
NBOMe is often sold as LSD for about $1.50 to $5 a dose, but police say it’s toxic and can have devastating side effects. At least three teenage deaths nationwide are connected to the drug, according to police.READ MORE: DA: Braintree Police Justified In Shooting Death Of Man Who Killed K-9, Wounded Officers
“Drug educators say it’s one of the most disturbing developments in the drug scene in the last 20 years,” Everett police said in a widely shared Facebook post. “Be sure to educate your kids about this new deadly drug…it is in the Metro Boston area.”
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Police say parents should look for stickers or blotter papers resembling LSD, and the drug can come in powder or pill form.