Police warning over drugs stolen from Fair Oak vets surgery
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Police are sending out a warning after a quantity of prescription medication intended for animal use was stolen from a veterinary clinic in Fair Oak.
One of the medications in particular - if inhaled, consumed orally or injected - could cause a severe reaction which could prove life threatening. It comes in a bottle branded 'Iso-Flo' and contains Isoflurane.
We are warning people that taking medications which are not prescribed for them and are not intended for human use, can have a significant and serious effect on their health and they should seek medical help immediately.
The drugs were taken from the clinic on Winchester Road, Fair Oak, between 7pm on Tuesday 2 March and 8am on Wednesday 3 March.
Entry was gained to the vets practice through a door at the side of the building, and cutting the rear of the door away, while the security lights were also damaged in the process.
Quantities of other medication – including methadone and diazepam – as well as a safe containing approximately £3,000 was also stolen during the burglary.
If anyone is offered these drugs or has any information about their whereabouts, please call 101 and quoting 44220086019.
If you saw any suspicious activity in the Winchester Road area overnight, please also get in touch by calling 101 using the same reference number.