Alert issued after poisonous substance stolen in Wicklow

The product is in 4 x 100ml clear glass bottles

Alert issued after poisonous substance stolen in Wicklow

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Gardaí are investigating a burglary in Co Wicklow in which dolethal pentobarbital was taken.

This is a very poisonous substance, used for the euthanasia of small animals, and is not intended for human consumption.

The robbery happened between 6.30pm and 7.40pm on April 28th at a premises in Enniskerry.

A number of items were taken, including a '10 D' Black Landrover Discovery which contained the dolethal pentobarbital.

The product is in 4 x 100ml clear glass bottles containing a red fluid with the brand name 'Dolethal'.

Gardaí and the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) are very anxious this item is recovered.

They are appealing for anyone who may have any information or know the whereabouts of this poison to contact gardaí in Bray on 01-666-5800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.

If anyone has consumed this product, they should seek immediate medical assistance and contact the National Poisons Information Centre at Beaumont Hospital on 01-837-9966.

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