Blood-covered syringes found in bathroom of Tim Horton’s in Lewisporte

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The RCMP in Lewisporte is investigating the discovery two syringes in the bathroom of a Tim Horton’s restaurant in the town early this morning.

Staff of the Tim Horton's location advised RCMP that a 10-year-old boy had alerted them to two syringes covered in blood on the bathroom floor in the washroom.

The needles were secured by the staff and turned over to police.

RCMP are advising the public that if they see syringes lying around not to pick them up and to contact the appropriate authorities to have them disposed of properly.

The RCMP is asking anyone having any knowledge of this incident to contact the Lewisporte RCMP at 535-8637.

Organizations: RCMP, Tim Horton's

Geographic location: Lewisporte

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Recent comments

  • Beth-Ann Freake
    March 25, 2013 - 09:07

    My 5 year old son found one in our backyard this past Thursday! To say that I'm upset would be an understatement !

  • DeCaf
    March 23, 2013 - 07:04

    I guess another TIm junkie had to go get their fix. No big surprise.

  • John
    March 22, 2013 - 17:51

    With the number of people needing to take meds by needle, perhaps businesses should be required to install "sharps" containers to allow proper disposal of sharp instruments.