Lethal drugs stolen from vet

A SUFFOLK vet has urged thieves to return drugs stolen in a raid on her practice as the majority are all lethal and used for humanely killing large animals.

A SUFFOLK vet has urged thieves to return drugs stolen in a raid on her practice as the majority are all lethal and used for humanely killing large animals.

The Castle veterinary practice off Saxtead Road, Framlingham had hundreds of pounds of drugs and equipment including a handgun stolen following a break-in on Sunday morning .

The burglars carried out a thorough search of the building before making off with the secure drugs cabinet.

Principal vet Sarah Morgan said: “These drugs would be fatal rather than interesting for anyone who took them.

“The majority of what they took is used for killing cows or in chemotherapy treatment - these are nasty drugs with terrible side-effects.

“The morphine they took is APO morphine and is used as an emetic so anyone taking it would literally be as sick as a dog - I would think the nasty side-effects would stop anyone using it.”

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Thieves also stole a humane killer, a handgun used by a licensed vet to put down animals, and a quantity of cash.

Anyone with any information about this burglary or know where the stolen items are now should contact Pc Burt at Suffolk police on 01473 613500 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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