Police are issuing a warning to members of the public after prescription drugs were stolen from a farmhouse near Dalry yesterday (Wednesday, January 11).

The incident is understood to have occurred at the remote property between 11.30-11.45am, whereby two males were seen running away from the area.

The first male is described as 17-18 years of age, 5ft and of slight build. He was wearing a bright yellow hat pulled down over his face, a dark brown padded jacket with the collar up, dark skin-tight trousers, tan boots, and gloves or socks on both hands.

The second male is described as 17-18 years of age, 5ft and of slight build. He was wearing a navy blue or black ski hat pulled down over his face, grey scarf round neck, dark jacket, black tracksuit bottoms and dark trainers with bubbles in the heel.

Police Sergeant Joe Murdoch from Garnock Valley Locality Policing Team, said: “These medicines, if taken without strict medical supervision, could have potentially serious consequences. I would ask anyone who has been offered any medication or may know about their whereabouts to contact Police.

“We are still to establish whether the suspects got into a vehicle or not and I would appeal to anyone who may have been in the area of Brodoclea Farm Road on Wednesday 10 January, and either seen the suspects prior to or after the break-in, or has any information that can assist police enquiries to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact Kilbirnie Police Office via 101, quoting incident number 1160 on Wednesday, January 10. Alternatively, you can contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111.