Police have appealed for information after potentially fatal medication was stolen from a doctor's bag.
The bag was snatched from a car in Bothwell, South Lanarkshire, at around 18:15 on Friday.
The bag was later recovered but drugs, including intravenous Pethadine and Morphine Sulphate, were missing. Both are powerful painkillers.
Detectives urged the public not to attempt to take any of the medications.
The bag was stolen from the boot of a blue BMW in Grieve Court and discovered later on the nearby bridge at Clyde Terrace.
Det Insp Una Maider from Strathclyde Police said: "Many of the drugs stolen from the doctor's bag can prove fatal if not taken under medical supervision and I would warn anyone who has any of this medication not to take it.
"I would like to appeal to anyone who was in Grieve Croft around 18:00 and saw anyone acting suspicious or hanging around the area, or saw anyone with a blue doctor's bag near to Clyde Terrace, to contact officers as soon as possible."
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