Watching your drink tonight?
Yorkshire Lass reminds you to watch your drink tonight and every night because drink-spiking happens, and the consequences can be horrendous.
It's the Christmas party season, and there will be a number of rapes and sex attacks, robberies and accidents, where victims are found to have have had their drink tampered with. The victims will be women AND men.
The Met's Operation Sapphire have info here.
Watch the illegal minicabs as well. The police say:
'Always try to pre book a car through a licensed minicab office.
Ensure the car you ordered is the one you get into.
Know the car details and ensure the driver knows what name it was booked under.
Sit in the rear of the vehicle and carry a mobile phone or shriek alarm. '
And I would add, if you live in London, you might want to shove these in your mobile. Zingo Taxi is a way to hail a black cab on your mobile phone. Ace. Call 08700 700700 and they will find a cab in your area by tracking your mobile signal and you can pay them with a credit card.
Addison Lee will come and pick you up safely as well, texting you the car registration number and description of the car. They're on 020 7387 8888.
Handy clicks: Tablets that test for GHB, ketamine and Benzodiaepines. Tablets cost £2.
Drink detective info on the BBC, Drink Detective website. The kit costs £3.95. Appointing a nominated drinks-watcher is of course, free.