Man charged after allegedly sticking a syringe into food at a Melbourne supermarket
A 33-year-old Cragieburn man has been charged after he was allegedly seen poking a syringe into bread and other food items at a supermarket in Melbourne’s north.
Police say they were called to the supermarket on Somerton Road in Roxburgh Park at about 4.35pm yesterday, after reports of a man behaving erratically.
Witnesses told police the man had been seen sticking products with a syringe before leaving the store.
The products were removed from sale.
The man will be charged with contaminating goods with the intention to cause or being reckless as to whether it would cause public alarm or economic loss.
He is expected to face Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court this afternoon.
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