Gardai launch appeal after poisonous substance stolen during burglary

Gardaí in Bray are investigating a Burglary at a premises in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow which occurred between 6.30pm and 7.40pm on Friday evening (28th of April 2017).

During the course of the burglary a number of items were taken, including a 10D Black Landrover Discovery which contained 400ml of “Dolethal” pentobarbital - a very poisonous substance used during the euthanasia of small animals.

Doelthal Garda appeal

The toxic substance, which is not intended for human consumption was in 4 x 100ml clear glass bottles containing a red fluid with the brand name “Dolethal”.

Speaking this afternoon a Garda spokesperson said: “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).”

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