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Morphine and oxycodone tablets were stolen from a pharmacy

morphine and oxycodone tablets around fife

Police are appealing for witnesses and issuing a safety message to the public following the theft of prescribed medication from a chemist.

The incident happened at around 3.20pm on Tuesday 1st August, where a quantity of morphine and oxycodone tablets were stolen from a pharmacy in Buckhaven.

These tablets can pose a risk to a person’s health if consumed by anyone not prescribed them, and members of the public who may come into possession of the medication should hand them in to their nearest police station.

Sergeant Craig Fyall of Levenmouth Police Station said: “As part of our inquiries we are keen to hear from anyone who may have information as to the person responsible.

“If you are offered prescribed medication for sale on the street, please decline and contact the police.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 and quote incident 2008 of Wednesday 2nd August. Alternatively, make an anonymous report through the charity Crimestopers on 0800 555 111.

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