Walmart Needles: More Hypodermic Syringes Found In Clothes In Atlanta Store (VIDEO)
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Police have again found hypodermic needles inside clothing at a Wal-Mart in Cartersville, Ga. The sinister discovery follows an incident last week in which four similar syringes were found in clothing at the same store.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a shopper approached deputies who were investigating the earlier incident on Monday, saying she had found a syringe in a pair of men's pajama pants. At least one of the needles found was facing outwards, so that it was likely to prick someone reaching into the garment.
Two people have been stabbed by needles concealed in clothing at the store so far. One of the victims, Patricia Headrick, told 11 Alive News, "I don't want anyone else to have to go through what I've been through."
According to the Rome News-Tribune, Walmart spokesperson Dianna Gee said the company is reviewing video footage from the store and employees have been told to be extra vigilant in watching for anything unusual. "Our hope is the law enforcement will catch whoever did that and prosecute them," Gee said.
The Toronto Sun reports that Police have no suspects or motive but said the syringes all appear to be the same type, commonly used by people with diabetes, and could have been bought at any pharmacy without a prescription.
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