Police issue warning over lost medication in Rugby

Anyone who finds the missing medication should hand it into police.
Anyone who finds the missing medication should hand it into police.
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Warwickshire police are urging people in Rugby to be on the lookout after some prescription medication was lost in the town yesterday.

A police spokesperson said: “The loss was reported to us shortly before 6pm on Thursday, August 4 and is believed to have happened sometime between then and 12.30pm, when the medication was collected from the Clifton Road area of Rugby.”

The medication, which includes Respiradone, Sertraline and Diazepam, is used to treat a variety of mental illnesses including anxiety, and anyone who finds the items is urged to return them to a police station, health centre or pharmacist.

Police added that not only is the medication needed by the patient, it could be harmful if taken by someone it is not intended for.

If you find the missing items, you should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 309 of August 4.