Drugs stolen from Swindon vets

Alert message sent 26/11/2018 12:08:00

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We're issuing a warning to drug users in Swindon after veterinary medication was stolen from a vets in West Swindon. 

Just after midnight today (26/11), unknown offenders broke into the Shaw Veterinary Centre at the Shaw Village Centre and stole charity boxes and various animal drugs. 

The list of medication stolen is: Vincristine, Caninsulin, Vetpen Cartridge, Prozinc insulin, Convenia, Chrombocol tablets, Interferun virals and Artruven anti-viral vaccine. 

PC Daniel Laurie said:  "Of course, we would always advise against the taking of any non-prescription drugs, but we are urging drug users to be extra cautious.
"The medication can be extremely toxic to humans and could cause serious or even fatal injuries if taken. 
“Our main priority is the safety of the public, which is why we have taken this step of issuing this warning about this medication which could be in circulation in the town. 
“We are also asking anyone who may have information about this batch of drugs to contact police. "You can contact us anonymously if you prefer, we just need to know where the drugs are, who they've been bought from or who they may have been sold to.
"In relation to the actual break-in, we would also like to hear from anyone who may have heard or seen anything suspicious in this residential area early this morning." 

If you can help with our enquiries in anyway please contact PC Daniel Laurie on 101 quoting crime reference number 54180112055.  If you wish to call anonymously, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 
 
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