Preston Police have issued a warning after controlled drugs were stolen from a pharmacy in Ashton.Advertisement
At around 6am on Monday October 29, thieves broke into Rowlands Pharmacy in Blanche Street and stole a quantity of Tramadol.
A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “We would like to remind people never to accept or take any prescription medication from other members of the public. Medication that is not prescribed for you can have serious and/or life changing effects on you.”
Tramadol is a prescription only painkiller which was reclassified under the Misuse of Drugs Act in 2014 in a bid to reduce deaths from the drug.
Anyone with information about the burglary or the drugs which were stolen is asked to call 101 quoting incident number LC-20181029-0148.
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