'Are you worth getting your drink spiked?': Perth nightclub issues shocking response to woman's claim

A Perth nightclub has come under fire over its shocking response to a young woman's claim she had her drink spiked. 

Western Australian woman Shantel Smith, 19, shared screenshots of Facebook messages she received from Rapture Nightclub after she reported the incident. 

In Smith's message, she says she believed her drink was spiked when she attended the club with friends on Saturday night. 

"I only had two or three drinks before I came in so I definitely wasn't drunk, bought one drink from the bar and was then unconscious for the next 2.5 hours, vomiting and experiencing other common symptoms of a date rape drug," she says.

"I have since (after talking about what happened with friends) found out that this has also happened to two other people I know over the past couple of weeks all at Rapture."

'Are you worth getting your drink spiked?': Perth nightclub issues shocking response to woman's claim
Photo credit: Facebook.

Smith suggested that the club may want to consider increasing security following her concerns.

"Word spreads fast so just wanted to let you know so you could try to make some extra precautions to help avoid things like this from happening. Luckily I have good friends who were looking after me but not everyone can be that lucky."

But the response from the nightclub's Facebook page, which Smith shared to her Instagram Story, questioned Smith over whether she was "worthy" of having her drink spiked.

"Why would anyone want to spike your drink? ... Are you worth someone trying to spike your drink?" the response read.

"We think this is a beat-up and we believe that no one would be stupid to waste their drugs on spiking anyone's drink," the page added. 

'Are you worth getting your drink spiked?': Perth nightclub issues shocking response to woman's claim
Photo credit: Instagram.

"Thank you for your professional response," Smith replied.

Rapture's response has gone viral since the exchange, with the business's Facebook page getting inundated with furious commenters. The club's Facebook rating has plummeted to 1.1 stars based on 996 reviews.

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