PEOPLE are being warned to be cautious after prescription medicine was reported lost in Merton Bank.

It is believed that 28 tablets of Zopiclone (7.5mg) may have been dropped on Park Road between 7.30pm and 9.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, July 8).

Police are urging anyone who finds the pills to hand them into the nearest police station, pharmacy or health centre.

Taking any medication that has not been prescribed can dangerous or fatal.