Police are appealing for information after medication was stolen from an ambulance in West Kempsey on Sunday.
About 3.30am, NSW Ambulance paramedics in two ambulances responded to a call for assistance in Tozer Street.
As the patient was being taken to hospital, the second vehicle remained secured in the street.
Police have been told entry was forced to the vehicle and medication was stolen.
Police from Mid North Coast Local Area Command are investigating the theft and damage caused to the ambulance.
They are appealing for information from anyone who might have witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stoppers.
Members of the public are also being warned by police of the dangers of taking medication which has not been prescribed to them by a doctor.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.
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