Warning after drugs left on North Tyneside Metro

Police are issuing a warning about lost drugs on the Metro in North Tyneside.

Just before 3.30pm on Friday, August 2, police received a report that prescription methadone – 30 tablets of 5ml methadone – had been left on a Metro train in North Tyneside.

The methadone was in a black canvas shoulder bag along with a Samsung mobile phone and the owner had travelled between Chillingham Road in Newcastle and Wallsend.

Police are warning anyone who has picked up the drugs not to take them but to hand them in. Taking any drug which is not prescribed to you can be extremely dangerous.

Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of the drugs is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.