Officers are warning members of the public after potentially dangerous rat poison was stolen from a van in Hemlington.
The Solo Blox rat poison was stolen in labelled containers which display a hazard pictogram (as pictured below) from a van yesterday evening, Wednesday 28th June, along with other items including a drill, vermin traps, cash and insecticide spray.
The poison is described as red in colour, with a sweet odour and wax in appearance.
Anyone who may come across the poison is asked not to touch it but to contact the police.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the poison or any of the items stolen is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101, quoting incident number 126595.