Sheffield children fell ill after taking ingesting medication

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Two Sheffield schoolchildren taken to hospital after falling ill had ingested prescription medicine.

Police officers were called after a boy aged eight and a nine-year-old girl were taken to hospital from a house on Wincobank Avenue, Wincobank, on Sunday afternoon.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Initial tests suggest they have been taken ill due to prescription medication which may have been in the house.”