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5 West Virginia police officers exposed to narcotics agent

September 12, 2018

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — Police in southern West Virginia say five officers have been exposed to a narcotics agent.

Bluefield police Chief Dennis Dillow tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph the officers were taken to a hospital after the exposure Tuesday during a traffic stop.

Dillow says one officer was administered an overdose-fighting drug at the scene. All five officers were taken to Bluefield Regional Medical Center. Their names weren’t released and an investigation into the exposure is continuing.

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