Police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses and issuing a warning to the public after prescription medication was stolen during a housebreaking in Prestonpans.
Between 11.45am and 1.45pm yesterday (Thursday), the property in Bankfoot was entered and methadone was stolen along with a number of diazepam tablets and a three-figure sum of cash.
Local officers are now conducting enquiries to trace those responsible and anyone who remembers seeing anything suspicious in the area is asked to come forward.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We are keen to hear from local residents in Bankfoot who may have information relevant to this investigation and would urge them to contact police immediately.
“In addition, we would like to remind the public that consumption of this medication by anyone other than the prescribed user could have serious implications for your health.
“Anyone who comes across these items should hand them in to their local police station.”
Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or alternatively, the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.