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Officers save unconscious 30-year-old overdosed man

Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) yesterday saved the life of a young man who was unconscious from a suspected drug overdose.

Two officers of DRPS Central East Division took life saving measures in responding to an unconscious 30-year-old male suffering from a potential drug overdose.

After a quick assessment, officers provided CPR and administered Narcan. Great work by our officers, said the DRPS.

It said on Sunday January 8 at about 10 pm, officers responded to a restaurant on King Street East in Oshawa for an unwanted person.

Officers found the man unconscious on the bathroom floor, and started CPR. They also administered Narcan, reviving the male.

The male was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, police said.

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