Shoppers have been told to throw away food bought in three west London supermarkets on Wednesday evening, after a man was arrested on suspicion of injecting items using syringes.
A Sainsbury’s Local, Tesco Express and Little Waitrose on Fulham Palace Road, Fulham, stay shut as police explore. The influenced things are believed to be handled meat and microwavable products, Hammersmith and Fulham Council said. The substance of the needles is obscure. The man is being hung on doubt of pollution of products with goal of causing public damage or tension. The Metropolitan Police said officials were called at about 19:40 BST after a man was accounted for to yell maltreatment at individuals in the street.The Met said: “It is as of now obscure concerning the number of things have been tainted, for sure with. Examinations are continuous to build up if different organizations in the space are associated with the occurrence.” A Little Waitrose customer, who lives on similar road as the stores, told the BBC: “It is a bit a stressing on the grounds that I was purchasing milk at that point and the police were accompanying everybody out. “It was very panicky on the grounds that we didn’t have the foggiest idea what was happening.” In an “crisis alert” notice via online media, Hammersmith and Fulham Council said: “Individuals from the general population are informed as a precautionary measure to arrange regarding any food things purchased from these stores this evening. “H&F Council’s Environmental Health group are currently working with the store branches influenced.”