Boston police officer hospitalized due to possible fentanyl exposure

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston police officer was hospitalized following a possible exposure to fentanyl Wednesday night.

The possible exposure occurred as the officer was responding to a report of a woman in her 30s in need of medical assistance in the area of East Concord Street and Harrison Avenue around 9:40 p.m., according to Boston police.

The officer has since been released from the hospital, police added.

The woman’s condition has not been released.

No additional information was immediately available.

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