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Public Safety Alert,
Stolen medication
Warden Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East area

Broadcast time: 09:15
Monday, August 28, 2017

41 Division

Case #: 2017-1552158

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a quantity of stolen medication.

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., a container of prescription medication was stolen in the Warden Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East area.

The container contained 80 tablets of Dilaudid (hydromorphone), 30 mg.

The narcotic, used for the treatment of pain, could be harmful if ingested, especially to children. Adverse or overdose symptoms may include slow breathing and heart rate, severe drowsiness, muscle weakness, cold and clammy skin, pinpoint pupils, fainting or death.

Anyone locating this medication is asked not to handle it, but to contact police at 416-808-4100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Nicholas Lawson, 41 Division