Calls for vigilance in Strabane after prescription drug packaging discovery

Parents in Strabane are being urged to be on high alert after a substantial amount of empty prescription drug packaging was discovered along the river bank in recent days

A fisherman came across the stash near the bridge where young people are said to frequently congregate.

Local Cllr Michaela Boyle says there is a worrying trend developing in the town where parents and grandparents are having their prescription drugs taken from them by younger family members.

She is urging parents to be vigilant: