Safety warning issued after prescription drugs go missing

Seton Sands Holiday Village. Picture: TSPL
Seton Sands Holiday Village. Picture: TSPL

Police in East Lothian have issued a public safety warning following the loss of prescription medicine from Port Seton.

Between 11pm on Thursday 5 October and midday on Friday 6 October prescription medication including liquid and tablet Morphine, Pramipexole, Duloxetine, Lanzoprasole, Ranitidine and Diazepam went missing from a property in Season Sands Holiday Village.

The public are asked to look out for the medication, which was within a black bin-sack, and are advised not to consume any of the contents.

Detective Inspector Paul Batten of Livingston CID said: “This is a large amount of prescription medication that could cause significant harm to someone’s health if consumed.

“We are keen to trace the medication and ask that anyone who has seen medication matching the above description to contact police immediately.”

Those with information can contact the Livingston CID on 101, quoting incident number 2336 of 7 October.