MAHOPAC, N.Y. – Carmel Police are investigating an incident in which a 15-year-old found a hypodermic needle in a slice of bread.
On October 25, 2013, a resident of Mahopac, New York, contacted the Town of Carmel Police Department to report an incident of consumer product tampering. The caller reported to police that while her 15-year old was eating a slice of toast, he observed a hypodermic needle in the slice of bread.
The caller reported that the loaf of Bimbo brand white bread was purchased on October 23rd at the Stop & Shop Supermarket located on Route 6, in Baldwin Place, New York, in the Town of Somers. The Stop & Shop Supermarket and Bimbo Bakeries were notified of the incident, as was the Westchester County Department of Health and the statewide Consumer Product Tampering database.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Investigator Cornelius Merritt of the New York State Police at (914) 769-2600.