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Police advice about stolen medication

28 Jan 2016 12:00 PM

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Police in South Tyneside are appealing for anyone who finds stolen medication to contact police straight away.

Officers are also warning of the dangers of taking medication which is not prescribed to them after the tablets were reported as stolen to police from an address in South Tyneside on Tuesday, January 26.

The prescribed drugs are Bendroflunethiazide 2.5mg x 56, Candesartan 4mg x 56, Ometeprazole 20mg x 56, Ventolin 100 micro GM inhalor x 2.

Police are warning anyone who comes across the medication not to take them but to hand them in. Taking any drug which is not prescribed to you can be extremely dangerous.

Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of the drugs is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference, 886 26/01/16, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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