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Theft of a significant quantity of prescribed medicine

We have today issued a public safety warning following the theft of prescription medication in Levenmouth.

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At around 8:20pm on Christmas Eve, a person or persons entered a privately owned car parked on Laurel Avenue in Methil and stole a significant quantity of prescribed medicine.

If consumed the medication could cause considerable harm to someone’s health. Instead, anyone who may have come across these items is strongly advised not to consume them but contact police immediately.

Sergeant Paul Gillespie based in Levenmouth said: ” Our inquiries into this matter are at an early stage and our investigation is very much ongoing however I urge anyone who comes across these medicines to contact police immediately as it poses a significant threat to someone’s health if consumed.

“Likewise, anyone who was in the area over Christmas Eve and who remembers seeing any suspicious behaviour is asked to come forward.”

Anyone who has information in relation to the break-in or has come across the medication can contact police on 101 or alternatively the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The full list of stolen medication is as follows:
Co- Codamol 30/500 tablets x 100 tablets
Diazepam 5mg tablets x 56 tablets
Diclofenac Diethylammonium gel 1.16% x 60 grammes
Easyhaler Salbutamol dry powder inhaler- 100 microgrammes/actuation
Lansoprasole Capsules 15mg x 56 capsules
Lercanidipine Hydrochroride tablets 20mg X 56 tablets
Zopiclone tablets 7.5 mg x 28 tablets
Gabapentin Tablets 800 mg x 128 tablets