News Release

Lost medication

Dated: 29 Feb 2012

Police in Newcastle are appealing for anyone finding some lost drugs to contact them straightaway and not to consume them.

Officers are also warning of the dangers of taking medication which is not prescribed after the loss in Newcastle.

Police were informed the medication was lost earlier this afternoon after a bag containing it was left at the bus stop near Westbourne Social Club in Titan Road, Walker. It's believed the bag was left around 10.30am.

It is in a white Boots carrier bag.

Police are appealing for anyone who has found these drugs, or may know the location of the medication, to return it to police and are also warning of the dangers the medication could pose and that it's dangerous for people to take medication that his not prescribed to them.

Anyone who finds the medication should contact police as soon as possible.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.