Cops issue drug warning

A purse stolen from a woman while shopping at Kew Gardens contained potentially deadly medication, police warned today.

The woman’s purse was taken from her stroller on Aug. 1 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., police said in a release.

The medication contained in the purse included 175 tablets of 5-mg Oxycocet, 30 tablets of 20-mg Rabeprazole, 46 tablets of 0.25-mg Alprate and 60 tablets of 500-mg Naproxen.

Police said that the missing pills could be harmful or fatal if ingested, especially to children.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416−808−5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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By: Sarah Moore
Posted: Aug 5 2010 4:03 pm
Filed under: News