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Police Appeal After Prescription Drugs Stolen

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information after a large quantity of prescription drugs were taken from the Lincolnshire Co-Op Pharmacy in Spilsby during two separate burglaries.

The first burglary was carried out at around 3.50am on Wednesday October 16th and the second was on Friday October 18th at 2.40am.

Should any members of the public be offered this medication, or come across it in the local area, please do not consume any and hand it into a pharmacy, doctors surgery or police station immediately.Temporary Detective Constable Emma Dodsworth

A male suspect wearing a hooded top, dark bottoms and trainers broke into the pharmacy and left with a large quantity of prescription drugs, including Diazepam, Dihydrocodeine and Gabapentin, on both occasions.

Temporary Detective Constable Emma Dodsworth said: "Our inquiries remain ongoing to establish the full extent of the stolen medication and we are working with the pharmacy at this time to do this.

"Should any members of the public be offered this medication, or come across it in the local area, please do not consume any and hand it into a pharmacy, doctors surgery or police station immediately.

"We're also eager to hear from anyone who can help us identify who is responsible for this theft, and anyone with information to help our inquiries is asked to get in touch."

If you can help Lincolnshire Police with their investigation please contact them by calling 101 quoting the reference 19000556829 or by e-mailing control@lincs.pnn.police.uk, remembering to put the reference 19000556829 in the subject box.  Alternatively you can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.


Published: Saturday 19th October 2019


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