[13 DEC 00]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Warning As Pills
That Could Kill Stolen
of potentially lethal tablets are at risk from falling into the
hands of young children after they were stolen from a house
broke into a house in Charles Eaton Road in Bedworth and took the
drugs belonging to a man in his 40s who suffers from a heart
and police say they are worried about some of the pills being sold
on to drug addict as they can give a short high.
are 200 tablets of Coproxomol and a Nitrolingual pump spray. The
spray can give users a short high, followed by a severe headache,
while the Paracetomal-based Coproxomal are dangerous in the wrong
there are also fears that the other drugs could be dumped as they
have no opiate or amphetamine content.
appears that the drugs were targeted by the burglars, but they
will find themselves unable to sell the other pills that were
were two or three boxes each of: Tildiem, Atorvastatin, Ikorec,
Persantin, and Paroxetine. In each case up to 90 tablets were
Warwickshire police spokeswoman said these drugs could be dumped,
and could fall into the hands of children.
who finds them should hand them into a police station or chemists.