Appeal after Medication Stolen from Vehicle in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information after medication was stolen from the boot of a vehicle on Newport Terrace in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred yesterday, Tuesday 12th December at around 4:50pm.

Three bottles of Oramorph, 56 x morphine tablets and 14 x Amitriptyline tablets were taken from the vehicle.

Anyone who may come across the medication is asked to pass it to their nearest pharmacy or police station as the medication could be extremely dangerous and could have life threatening consequences if taken by anyone other than the person they were prescribed for.

If you have any information regarding the theft or if you have been offered the medicine for sale, please contact PC Deb Poole on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.