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30 December 2019 20:35

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Two arrested over Bognor takeaway kebab 'poison pills'

Two men aged 30 and 42 have been arrested after three young women found tablets hidden in a takeaway kebab. Police say the women, all in their 20s, found a number of pills in their food when they were returning home after a night out. They had bought the kebabs from Istanbul Grill, in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, in the early hours of Sunday. Pictured, left, a woman holds pills found in her kebab from Istanbul Grill in Bognor Regis and, right, tablets in one of the takeaway's meals Pictured: Istanbul Bull in West Sussex, where three women reported finding pills in their kebabs after a night out Pictured: Police at the scene outside Istanbul Grill in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, where three women bought kebabs only to find tablets inside their meals They quickly reported the shocking discovery to police who have since arrested two local men on suspicion of administering poison with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm. An online post documenting one of the victims' experience told how her friend had been eating the kebab with a fork when she came across two of the pills, before spitting out a chunk of food and finding a third.

The victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, said: 'We purchased a kebab from Istanbul Grill, Bognor. Pictured: Police investigate Instanbul Grill in Bognor Regis 'She continued to eat the kebab and had a horrific taste in her mouth and spat out her food and there was a larger white tablet. Chief Inspector Jon Carter, of Sussex Police, said: 'I understand this incident may cause concern. 'However, police have taken prompt action to protect the public with the arrest of two people, and are working with partners, especially in the District Council, to enhance protective measures.' He added: 'The investigation is at an early stage, and exactly what happened, and the motivations of those involved are not yet fully understood. 'Local officers will be present in the area, and I would ask for the support of the public in allowing officers to investigate this matter.' TWO men have been arrested after three young women found tablets hidden in their takeaway kebab in Bognor Regis.

Police report that the women, all in their early 20s, found a number of pills in their food when they were returning home after a late Saturday night out. 5 A shocked woman told police she found pills in her Bognor Regis kebab 5 Two people have been arrested after women found the pills in a kebab They had bought the kebabs from Istanbul Grill, in Bognor Regis, West Sussex and quickly reported the horrific discovery to police. One of the girls had been eating the kebab with a knife and fork when she came across the pills in a blue capsule which they later opened, before spitting out a chunk of food and finding another one. Two local men, aged 30 and 42, have since been arrested on suspicion of administering poison with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm. Both remain in police custody following the raid at the kebab shop.

Sussex Police are still analysing the pills to find out if they are harmful. Chief Inspector Jon Carter, of Sussex Police, sought to reassure the public following widespread outrage at the incident. He said: "The investigation is at an early stage, and exactly what happened, and the motivations of those involved are not yet fully understood. "However, there is nothing to suggest that any other food outlets are involved, or that there is any link with any particular section of the wider community." Istanbul Grill has been approached by The Sun for comment. 5 Police raided the Istanbul Grill in High Street, Bognor following the discovery Credit: EDDIE MITCHELL 5 Pills were found in three young women's food from the Istanbul Grill in Bognor Credit: EDDIE MITCHELL Two men have been arrested after tablets were found in a kebab bought from a Bognor Regis takeaway, police confirmed.

Three women in their 20s reported finding the pills in their food after they returned home from Istanbul Grill in High Street, Bognor Regis, around 2am on Sunday 29 December, according to police. Police at the Istanbul Grill in Bognor Following enquiries, officers arrested two local men, aged 30 and 42, on suspicion of administering poison with intent to endanger life or inflict grievous bodily harm, confirmed police. District Commander, Chief Inspector Jon Carter, said: "I understand this incident may cause concern. "However, police have taken prompt action to protect the public with the arrest of two people, and are working with partners, especially in the district council, to enhance protective measures. "The investigation is at an early stage, and exactly what happened, and the motivations of those involved are not yet fully understood.

Anyone with any information about the incident, or who believes they may have been affected, should report online or call 101, quoting serial 344 of 29/12. SEE MORE: Kebab bought in Bognor Regis 'contains pills': police investigate Image copyright Eddie Mitchell Image caption Three women found pills in their kebab after visiting the takeaway at about 02:00 GMT Two men have been arrested after three women found pills in their takeaway kebabs. The women, all in their 20s, found the tablets after buying food at Istanbul Grill in High Street, Bognor, on Sunday, Sussex Police said. Two local men, aged 30 and 42, were arrested on suspicion of administering poison with intent to endanger life, or inflict grievous bodily harm. Officers said they were investigating why the pills were in the food. Chief Inspector Jon Carter, said: "The investigation is at an early stage, and exactly what happened, and the motivations of those involved are not yet fully understood. TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of administering poison after pills were found in a kebab takeaway. Police raided the Istanbul Grill last night after three women in their 20s claimed they found tablets in their meals in the early hours of Sunday morning. Sussex Police said two men have now been arrested. District Commander, Chief Inspector Jon Carter, said: "The investigation is at an early stage, and exactly what happened, and the motivations of those involved are not yet fully understood. "However, there is nothing to suggest that any other food outlets are involved, or that there is any link with any particular section of the wider community. "Police have taken prompt action to protect the public with the arrest of two people, and are working with partners, especially in the district council, to enhance protective measures. The incident is alleged to have happened in Istanbul Grill in High Street, Bognor, at about 2am on Sunday. All the women found the pills after they had returned home. Sussex Police said that officers arrested two local men after an investigation, The men, aged 30 and 42, were arrested on suspicion of administering poison with intent to endanger life or inflict grievous bodily harm. A police spokesman said: "Anyone with any information about the incident, or who believes they may have been affected, is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting serial 344 of 29/12."