Warning over stolen chemicals in Avondale
Warning over stolen chemicals
Auckland, 26 May 2014
- Police are warning the public about a dangerous chemical
stolen from an Avondale factory this morning.
Lignosulfate looks and smells like coffee was scooped from a
25kg bag and is highly toxic and should not be
Anybody that has come into contact with this
product should immediately call the NZ Fire Service and seek
urgent medical assistance.
Police would like to hear from
anyone with any information about the
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