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AustraliaTeen charged after needles planted on Melbourne train

05:55  12 january  2019
05:55  12 january  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Pregnant mum finds needles hidden inside grapes

Pregnant mum finds needles hidden inside grapes Victoria Police are investigating after an expecting Melbourne couple discovered needles hidden inside grapes. Skender Hasa and Shams Alsubaiy, from Craigieburn, were having an after-dinner snack last night when Ms Alsubaiy pricked her finger while picking up a green grape. “When we cut it open there was a needle stuck through it,” Mr Hasa told 9News. He said he bought the seedless fruit about 3.30pm yesterday from the Woolworths outlet at Craigieburn Plaza. © 9NEWS The grapes were purchased in Craigieburn. After cutting open every grape in the bag, they found two needles. “I was just shocked, scared.

Police have been called to investigate after the train traveller sat on about 20 needles poking out of a seat on a city-bound service from West Footscray, with one of them puncturing his posterior. While Mr Artusa has been given a medical all-clear, detectives on Wednesday launched their hunt to find who

Major warning as Melbourne train passenger discovers needles in seat0:16. Police have addressed the media after a man found about 20 needles embedded in his train seat yesterday morning in Melbourne .

A 16-year-old boy has been charged after a Melbourne commuter found dozens of needles poking out of his train seat.

Teen charged after needles planted on Melbourne train © Shutterstock Anthony Artusa had just boarded a city-bound Sunbury service from West Footscray when he made the painful discovery just before 8am on Tuesday.

“Once I sat down I felt a little prick,” Mr Artusa told 9News.

Transit police have charged a 16-year-old boy from Fawkner with intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing injury, assault, assault with a weapon and committing an indictable offence while on bail.

Police believe another man may have also been injured about 90 minutes prior to Mr Artusa’s discovery.

Inspector Andrew Gustke from Victoria Police earlier said the perpetrator could face up to ten years jail for the "appalling" and "dangerous" stunt.

“My warning is to those who even think about doing something like this, you are being watched you will be caught.”

The boy remains in custody and will appear at a children's court at a later date.

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