North Yorkshire Police Warning as Animal Drugs Stolen.
10:24am 8th March 2013
Police in North Yorkshire are urging drug users to be vigilant after a large quantity of animal medication was stolen from a vets in Northallerton.
North Yorkshire Police say that on Friday 22 February 2013 Dale & Vale Veterinary Surgery was broken into and a variety of animal drugs were taken.
Officers say that two local men, aged 36 and 37, were quickly arrested and charged with burglary and a large amount of the drugs were recovered by the police. However, some of the drugs are still unaccounted for and officers are warning people that the medication is potentially dangerous.
Detective Constable Donna Anderson, of Northallerton CID, said: “If you are offered any of the animal drugs for sale you need to be aware that some of these medications can be lethal.
“I would urge drug users to be careful about what they are taking as the animal drugs are not designed for human consumption.
“If you have any information about the whereabouts of the animal drugs which have yet to be recovered or are offered them for sale, please contact the police or Crimestoppers as soon as possible.”
Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Donna Anderson or Northallerton CID.
If you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.
Please quote reference number 12130029731 when passing information about this incident.
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