A former pizza firm worker has been arrested within the US after a buyer discovered razor blades stuffed within the pizza dough she purchased, police say.
Saco Hannaford Supermarket in Maine notified police after the blades have been present in a batch of Portland Pie model pizza dough purchased on the retailer.
Nicholas Mitchell, a former worker of It’ll Be Pizza, which manufactures the dough, was arrested.
Surveillance of CCTV within the retailer had proven a person tampering with merchandise.
A motive is but to be established.
The suspect was arrested in New Hampshire after police put out an attraction.
Customers who bought Portland Pie pizza dough and Portland Pie cheese in any Hannaford retailer between 1 August and 11 October ought to return it to the shop for a refund, the shop has mentioned.
“After what is believed to be further malicious tampering incidents involving metal objects inserted into Portland Pie products, Hannaford has removed all Portland Pie products from all store shelves and has paused replenishment of the products indefinitely,” Hannaford mentioned in an announcement.