Police issue warning after fatal animal drugs stolen from car in Sunderland

Police have issued a warning after fatal drugs were stolen from a car in Sunderland.

Sunday, 19th January 2020, 4:38 pm
Updated Monday, 20th January 2020, 9:59 am

Several bottles containing fatal animal medication were taken when a car was broken into on the night of Saturday, January 18.

The drugs, which were kept in a small locked metal box, are said to be fatal to humans and police have urged for them to be returned safely.

Investigations were ongoing and officers say they are working to inform people of the dangers.

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Northumbria Police said: “Offenders stole a small locked metal box containing three bottles of medication from a car last night.

“The medication is for animals and is fatal to humans.

“An investigation is ongoing and officers are warning people about the dangers of the medication and urging for the drugs to be returned safely.”

Anyone with information is asked to come forward either by calling 101 quoting ref 385 190120 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police have issued a warning after fatal animal drugs were stolen from a car in Sunderland.