DRUGGED: Shopper robbed after accepting offer to smell 'perfume'

PUBLISHED: 12:30 08 July 2009 | UPDATED: 23:47 15 June 2010

WARNING: 'perfume' scam being used by thieves.

WARNING: 'perfume' scam being used by thieves.

THIEVES are using drug-impregnated strips of paper to daze victims, according to reports.

THIEVES are using drug-impregnated strips of paper to daze victims, according to reports.

A shopper has reported being robbed after accepting an offer to smell 'perfume' on paper.

The un-named victim had just left a supermarket and, while suffering the effects of inhaling a drug, was relieved of their shopping and personal possessions.

The alleged drug-robbery is said to have happened in Yeovil.

Supermarket workers in Honiton are warning customers and friends not to accept offers to smell perfume from paper.

Students at the Woodroffe School, Lyme Regis, receiving warning texts from friends last night (Tuesday).

Watch this space for updates.

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