Strong antidepressants among medication stolen from car in Hartlepool

Southbrooke Avenue. Picture c/o Google Maps.
Southbrooke Avenue. Picture c/o Google Maps.

Police are appealing for information after medication was stolen from a vehicle on Southbrooke Avenue in Hartlepool.

The incident occurred between 9pm on Monday 4th April and 7am on Tuesday 5th April.

Prescribed medication was taken from the vehicle which included 100 x Tramadol tablets, 50mg green and beige capsules and 30 x Venlafaxine tablets and 75mg light pink round tablets.

The medication could be extremely dangerous if it was taken by someone not prescribed to take it.

Officers are reminding people not to take medication which isn’t prescribed to them and are urging members of the public to take any found medication to a nearby pharmacy or local police station or call Cleveland Police on 101.