Prescription drugs taken in Newry burglary

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Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Police in Newry are warning the public of the dangers of taking prescribed drugs without proper medical advice following a burglary. On Saturday, 12th October, a number of people gained entry to a house on Ashmore Hill (two males and three females). A quantity of prescription drugs, including Effexor 2 x 22mg, Zopiclone 14 x 7.5mg, Co-Codamol 30 x 30mg, Tropisum 7 x 25mg, Saraqui 14x 50mg and 21 x 25mg, were taken. Police say they cannot stress enough how harmful and dangerous it can be to take drugs which have not been prescribed specifically for you. Officers are appealing to anyone who has information in relation to this burglary or the whereabouts of the drugs to contact them in Newry on 0845 600 8000. If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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