NORTHUMBRIA POLICE ALERT CIRCULATED BY THE DDT & NTW CONTROLLED DRUG TEAMS
Please see alert below from Northumbria Police.
There is a possibility that patients may present with signs of overdose having administered these stolen controlled drugs and if so, urgent medical treatment should be sought.
In the early hours of Tuesday 20th February 2018 a large amount of prescription drugs were stolen in a Burglary OTD from Chambers Chemist, Station Road, Percy Main. The drugs taken include:
Tapentadol 50mg – 200mg (tabs)
Alfentanil 0.5mg (injection AMPS)
Lisdexamfetamine 30mg – 70mg (caps)
Dexamphetamine 50mg (tabs)
Fentanyl 37.5mcg – 200 mcg (patches and lozengers)
Methylphenidate 5mg – 50mg (caps and tabs)
Morphine 5mg – 100mg (caps, tabs, injection AMPS and sachets)
Oxycodone 240-500ml (oral solution)
Oxycodone 5mg – 120mg (caps and tabs)
Large quantities of these drugs were stolen during this burglary.
Insp Rob Bosson said “I’d warn those responsible or anyone who finds the drugs not to consume any of them, and would urge people not to buy or accept medication which is not specifically prescribed to them. The consequences of taking any of these medications without prescription could be fatal. “anyone with any information of the whereabouts of the stolen medication is asked to contact the police, or if anyone finds these medications to take them to their nearest station. Anyone with any information should call police on 101 quoting ref no. 30 20/02/18.