Thief raids hospital pharmacy

A thief broke into the pharmacy at Burnley General Hospital and made off with a quantity of drugs yesterday afternoon (Friday).

Saturday, 24th December 2016, 10:01 am
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:11 pm
Burnley police officers caught a thief who made off with drugs from the pharmacy at Burnley General Hospital.

A thief broke into the pharmacy at Burnley General Hospital and made off with a quantity of drugs yesterday afternoon (Friday).

The offender was spotted by security staff who called the police.

Officers arrived on the scene and chased the 21-year-old who was caught with drugs including Ranitidine and Diazepam syrup and Baclopen tablets.