Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Infected Needles Hidden in Gas Pump Handles

St. Thomas Times-Journal [St. Thomas, ON]
9 April 2008

Needles alert a hoax
No notice from police

By Kyle Rea
Times-Journal Staff

A long-standing hoax involving HIV needles, dating back to 1997, has re-appeared in our area.

Both the Times-Journal and Elgin OPP have been contacted recently regarding a notice, supposedly issued by OPP, warning of HIV-infected needles hidden under gas pump handles at service stations. [...]