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Man jailed for bar drink spiking
A Nottingham man has been jailed for seven months for spiking a woman's drink with drugs in a city bar.

A barman became suspicious after noticing Simon Wilson stirring a drink with his finger before giving it to a woman, the city's crown court heard.

He told the mother of the 20-year-old victim, who later passed out and was taken to hospital overnight.

Wilson, 38, of Cranwell Road, Strelley, pleaded guilty to supplying amphetamines in April last year.

Bag of powder

The court was told Wilson had been drinking with the girl and her family in Nottingham city centre.

But when he went to buy drinks at City Bar in King Street, a member of staff spotted Wilson stirring a drink.

He told police he also spotted Wilson with a small plastic bag of powder.

The barman told the woman's mother what he had seen.

The court was told the victim later began to feel dizzy, before passing out.

She was taken to hospital overnight as a precaution.




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