Animal medication 'extremely harmful to humans' stolen from vets

The medication was stolen during a raid on a veterinary practice in Huntly in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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Medication described as ‘extremely harmful’ to humans has been stolen from a veterinary practice in Aberdeenshire. 

The incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday morning at Strathbogie Veterinary Centre on Gordon Street in Huntly.

Veterinary equipment was also stolen from the premises during the raid. 

Police said they are “eager” to track down the stolen medication as it “could be harmful to humans”.

Detective constable Scott Dowie, of Fraserburgh CID, said: “It is vital that we track down these stolen items as soon as possible. The medication is only suitable for animal use and could be extremely harmful to health if used by a person.

“It is in 50ml and 100ml bottles and I would urge anyone who is offered anything like this or comes across it to call police immediately.

“In addition, if you saw anything suspicious, or have dash-cam or private CCTV that could assist with our investigation then please contact us.”

Anyone with information should call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 3423 of Thursday, June 16, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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