Bread containing sewing needles found at Chiba supermarket

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Chiba prefectural police said Thursday there have been multiple incidents of sewing needles turning up in bread and tofu sold at a supermarket in Kamagaya city.

In the latest case, on Wednesday, an employee at the Minami-kamagaya store of the supermarket chain Maruei contacted police after discovering a pastry containing a sewing needle, Fuji TV reoorted.

According to police reports, a female customer shopping at the same supermarket noticed a needle measuring 4.5 centimeters inside a pastry she purchased on Jan 31 and returned the product. The woman did not report any injuries.

On another occasion, a customer also reported finding a needle inserted into tofu purchased from the store.

Police suspect that the same culprit is responsible for the string of incidents and are analysing the supermarket’s surveillance footage.

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Sounds from that weird last sentence as if the police have a suspect, but they need to get absolute proof, catching them in flagrante dilecto. In Japanese they call it 現行犯逮捕 Genkohan Taiho.

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