Gardai issue urgent warning after 'toxic substance' is stolen


Gardaí in Bray investigating a burglary have issued an urgent warning regarding a toxic substance stolen during the incident.

Gardai are investigating the robbery from a premises in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow which occurred between 6.30pm and 7.40pm on April 28.

During the robbery a number of items were taken, including a 10D Black Landrover Discovery which contained 400ml of "Dolethal” pentobarbital.

Gardai have warned that this is a very poisonous substance, a toxic substance and is not intended for human consumption.

The product was 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 that this item is recovered and are appealing for anyone who may have any information or know the whereabouts of this poison to contact the Gardai in Bray on 01 6665800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

If anyone has consumed this product, they should seek immediate medical assistance.

They are also advised to contact the National Poisons Information Centre at Beaumont Hospital (01 837 9966).