Problems in UK clubs – level 2
Young women across the UK said that someone injected them or put drugs in their drinks.
Sarah Buckle was a student at the University of Nottingham. She went out with her friends, and they had a few drinks in a club. Then, Sarah´s friends said that she started to have problems standing and talking, and she was really confused. Suddenly, Sarah fell unconscious. Then she woke up in a hospital the next day. The woman found a pin prick on her hand, which made her believe that someone intoxicated her.
There were many similar cases across the country, as women reported that they found pin pricks on their backs, arms, and thighs. Now some women refuse to go to local nightclubs until they feel safe again.
Difficult words: fall unconscious (when someone looks like he is sleeping and not reacting to anything), pin prick (a very small hole by a needle or another sharp tool), intoxicate (to give someone so much drugs or alcohol that the person loses control of the body).
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