A person suspected of contaminating meals with a syringe at three supermarkets in west London has been arrested, a council has mentioned.
Police have been known as simply earlier than 8pm after the person was reported to be shouting at individuals on the street, Hammersmith & Fulham Council mentioned.
He has been taken into custody accused of making an attempt to trigger public hurt or anxiousness.
The supermarkets have been closed and crime scenes are in place.
The contaminated gadgets are believed to be processed meat and microwaveable merchandise, in keeping with the council.
It’s not but recognized what number of gadgets have been affected or with that substance.
The council issued an “emergency alert” discover on its social media accounts on Wednesday night.
It mentioned: “Members of the general public are suggested as a precaution to eliminate any meals gadgets purchased from these supermarkets this night.
“H&F Council’s Environmental Well being crew at the moment are working with the grocery store branches affected.”