It appears another uncapped needle has been discovered in a public space in Victoria.
Victoria Police Department issued a media release stating that uncapped needle taped was discovered taped to a park bench in Centennial Square at around 10:35 a.m. today (Aug. 25).
Police said a City of Victoria employee made the discovery and that the needle was taped in such a way that if someone sat on the bench they would have been harmed.
The reported discovery comes less seven days after a man was pricked by a discarded needle in Beacon Hill Park and five days after VicPD issued a warning about an uncapped needle found near Crystal Pool. Earlier this month, VicPD warned the public after officers discovered a used needle with a small amount of blood inside it taped to a handrail in Beacon Hill Park.
Centennial Square, which is near Victoria’s city hall, has also attracted negative press lately following a series of stabbings and other crimes that have occurred.
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