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Medicine used to euthanise animals stolen from veterinary surgery in Dublin

The medicine is lethal if taken orally or injected by humans.

Image: Photographer:John Credland DPAGB

GARDAÍ IN CRUMLIN are investigating after dangerous substances was taken during a burglary in Dublin last night.

It happened at a veterinary surgery on Walkinstown Road, Dublin 12.

During the burglary 8 x 100ml of Dolethal was taken. Dolethal is a veterinary medicine which is used by veterinary surgeons to administer euthanasia to animals.

Gardaí are warning that this medicine is extremely dangerous and can be lethal if taken orally or injected by humans.

Officers in Crumlin are appealing for members of the public to notify gardai if they have any information which can assist them locating the above described veterinary to contact them in Crumlin on 01 6666200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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