Haul of paracetamol tablets worth £30,000 stolen from parked lorry while driver slept

A haul of paracetamol tablets worth £30,000 was stolen from a lorry parked in South Yorkshire while the driver slept.

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 7:57 am

The lorry was parked at Elmhurst Park, Dodworth, Barnsley, on Tuesday, March 9 when it was targeted between midnight and 5.30am.

A large quantity of Galpharm paracetamol tablets worth around £30,000 was stolen.

Detective Inspector Tom Woodward said: “If you are suspicious of anybody selling these paracetamols in large quantities, please let us know immediately and do not buy them.

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Paracetamol tablets worth £30,000 were stolen from a lorry parked overnight in Barnsley while the driver slept

“The unique batch numbers, PYA0050A and PYA0051A, are written on the boxes. The remainder of these batches are set to be destroyed so that the only ones in circulation now will be the stolen ones.

“The tablets are in big boxes which contain more than you could buy over the counter. If you are offered any for sale please let us know.”

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident number 13 of March 9.

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