Appeal after medication lost
Dated: 16 Apr 2012
Police in South Tyneside are appealing for anyone who finds lost medication to contact police straight away.
Officers are also warning of the dangers of taking medication which is not prescribed to them after medication was reported lost to police at about 10.37am this morning.
The owner had travelled from Morrisons at Ocean Road in South Shields, via Dacre Street and then to Chichester on the number 18 Stagecoach bus.
The medication - painkillers - Progabalin and Hydrocodeine - was lost somewhere between these areas. They are kept in a brown wallet.
Police are appealing for anyone who has found this medication, or may know the location of it, to return it to police. Officers are also warning of the dangers the medication could pose.
It is dangerous for people to take medication which has not been prescribed to them, and anyone who finds them should contact police straight away.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.