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Merseyside Police issue warning after theft of horse painkillers from farm in Prescot

The following article was taken from the Merseyside Police website. The original article can be read at the following link:

www.merseyside.police.uk/news/latest-news/2018/01/merseyside-police-issue-warning-after-theft-of-horse-painkillers-from-farm-in-prescot

Merseyside Police is issuing a warning to the public after the theft of a large number of horse painkillers from a farm in Prescot today, Saturday 27 January.

At around 11.40am, a theft was reported from a farm on Gellings Lane, Prescot.

At some time between 8pm on Friday night and 8am today, it is believed that entry was forced into a farm building and a total of 240 Danilon horse painkillers were taken in two boxes, in addition to other first aid items. The drugs are in individual sachets.

CCTV enquiries are ongoing to identify those responsible.

Officers are reminding the public that these drugs are extremely strong and would be seriously harmful if taken for personal use or sale to others.

Anyone who find these items is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 414, or hand them in at the nearest veterinary pharmacy.

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