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Woman charged over Asda 'syringe in baby food' claim

Asda in Elgin
Image caption It was alleged a syringe was found in a jar bought at Asda in Elgin

A woman has been charged with wasting police time following claims a syringe was found in baby food.

An investigation was launched after it was alleged the syringe was found in a jar bought at Asda in Elgin in May.

Grampian Police said a 33-year-old woman had now been charged in connection with the incident.

A force spokesman said: "A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal and the female is expected to appear at Elgin Sheriff Court on 21 July."

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