Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Police Looking for Suspect after Needles Found in Regina McDonald's Washroom

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Police Looking for Suspect after Needles Found in Regina McDonald's Washroom

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Video shows needles strewn about McDonald's washroom

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REGINA - A video on social media on the weekend shows dozens of used needles in the bathroom of a McDonald's restaurant in Regina.

The video was posted by Neesha Wolfe and shows needles all over the floor in a bathroom stall, a used needle in the sink and other debris scattered on the counter.

Wolfe says she alerted employees at the location on Dewdney Avenue and Albert Street right away.

Regina police say a needle disposal box in the bathroom was pried open and emptied.

A police spokesperson says investigators are working to identify a suspect.

McDonald's says in a statement to CTV that it is taking the discovery seriously.

"After being alerted about this troubling incident, the restaurant immediately followed procedures to clean and sanitize the washroom," said Kristen Hunter, manager of corporate relations for the chain. …

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