Warning as morphine and valium stolen from house

POLICE have issued a warning after morphine and valium were stolen from a house.

Sunday, 1st May 2016, 12:49 pm
Updated Sunday, 1st May 2016, 1:57 pm
Valium was one of the drugs stolen

The robbery happened between 8pm on Wednesday and 1.45pm on Friday in Restalrig Road South.

Thieves made off with a television and a sum of cash from the property, as well as the prescription drugs.

Officers are now urging anyone who can assist with their inquiries to come forward and advising anyone in possession of the morphine to not consume it.

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Inspector George Thomson, from Craigmillar Police Station, said: “As part of inquiries by Operation RAC officers we are looking to speak to anyone who remembers seeing anything suspicious around Restalrig Road South between Wednesday evening and Friday afternoon.

“I would also strongly urge anyone who currently has the stolen prescription medication to either dispose of it safely or hand it in to their local police station.

“Morphine and valium are for prescribed users only and can have a significant impact on your health if you ingest these without requirement.”