Three London supermarkets locked down after man ‘injected food’ with mystery substance

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Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose in Fulham, West London, were put on lockdown tonight and shoppers are urged to stay away from supermarkets in the area. People are encouraged to throw out food bought from these stores this evening.

A man has been taken into custody by Met police on suspicion of tampering with the food in these stores, according to Hammersmith and Fulham Council.

Police were called to the supermarkets at around 7.40pm.

The man allegedly injected “foodstuffs using a number of syringes”.

It is unknown what products have been contaminated and with what substance.

However, the council warned that processed meat and microwaveable products are likely to be tampered with.

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“The supermarkets – Tesco, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s- have closed and crime scenes are in place,” the council Tweeted.

“Officers were called at around 7.40pm after a man was reported to be shouting abuse at people in the street.

“The man is alleged to have visited three supermarkets on Fulham Palace Road and injected foodstuffs using a number of syringes. He has been taken into police custody.

“Members of the public are advised as a precaution to dispose of any food items bought from these supermarkets this evening.

“H&F Council’s Environmental Health team are now working with the supermarket branches affected.”

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