At least 40 sickened in Newark by K2

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Saturday, April 22, 2017

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- An alarming number of people high on K-2 are stumbling into the hospital in Newark.

It all started yesterday when police found 12 people sick and foaming at the mouth after using synthetic marijuana in the area of Railroad Avenue.

Since then, the number of patients has spiked to 40.

Most of them are homeless.

Friday night, police are trying to find whoever is dealing the K-2.

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