Update: Man charged with 'contaminating or interfering with goods' after several items of food were 'injected with unknown substance' at London supermarkets

Update: Man charged with 'contaminating or interfering with goods' after several items of food were 'injected with unknown substance' at London supermarkets



A man has been charged with contaminating or interfering with goods with intent at three supermarkets in west London.



The suspect, Leoaai Elghareeb, 37, from Fulham, is due before Westminster Magistrates' Court later today.



Officers in forensic suits showed up at Fulham Palace Road on Thursday at three stores - a Tesco Express, Little Waitrose, and Sainsbury's Local - after the incidents on Wednesday evening.







The officers were seen packing processed meat packs into health hazard bags to be sent for chemical testing on Thursday morning. They were investigating if any other shops had been targeted.



Following the incidents, Hammersmith & Fulham Council advised shoppers to throw away anything bought from the three shops.



It said: 'Members of the public are advised as a precaution to dispose of any food items bought from these supermarkets [on Wednesday] evening.Latest Post
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