‘Harmful’ drugs stolen from Barnstaple house

Police issue warning after prescription painkillers taken during burglary on Friday.

POLICE in Barnstaple are issuing a warning after potentially harmful drugs were stolen from a house in the town.

The Fentanyl drugs are strong prescription painkillers in the form of patches.

They were stolen from a house during a burglary at a home in Belmont Road between 12.30pm and 1pm on Friday.

The police are warning anyone who has knowledge of this burglary, that these drugs are extremely dangerous in the wrong hands and should not be attempted to be used.

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Anyone with any information is asked to please call police on 101 and quote CB/12/3980.

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