Heroin Epidemic

Bradenton mother overdoses on heroin with 4-year-old and grandfather in car

BRADENTON -- A woman overdosed on heroin, with her grandfather and 4-year-old daughter in the car, according to Bradenton police.

Just before 6 p.m. Saturday, emergency medical personnel responded to the 2200 block of Manatee Avenue East and found the woman. She was stablized and taked to Manatee Memorial Hospital for treatment, police said.

A detective and officials with Child Protective Services were investigating.

Other details were not immediately available.

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