Man arrested on suspicion of injecting food at three London stores

Man arrested on suspicion of injecting food at three London stores

A man has been arrested on suspicion of contaminating food after processed meat and microwaveable products were injected with needles at three London stores.

According to police statement, the man reportedly injected foodstuffs at three supermarkets on Fulham Palace Road, southwest London, with a number of needles.

Police officers were called at around 7.40 p.m. on Wednesday following reports of a man shouting abuse at people in the street.

He was arrested “on suspicion of contamination of goods with intention of causing public harm or anxiety,” continued the statement.

According to the police Spokesperson, the affected supermarkets have been closed and crime scenes are in place.

Police is hereby calling anyone who bought food from the three affected supermarkets on Wednesday evening to throw it away as a precaution.

“It is currently unknown as to how many items have been contaminated, or what with,” reads the statement.

Police investigations are on-going to know if other businesses in the area are involved in the incident.”

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