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Heroin-filled burrito dropped off at hospital

Posted at 8:22 AM, Dec 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-30 08:22:42-05

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying and finding a man who dropped off a burrito with a heroin-filled syringe inside to a Bradenton hospital.

The Bradenton Herald (http://bit.ly/1Voq3MJ) reports that the man handed the Blake Medical Center employee a bag of food he said was for a particular patient. When the employee checked the food inside the bag, a syringe was found hidden inside a burrito.

Bradenton police were immediately called. Officers tested the liquid inside the syringe with a field test kit, and it tested positive for the presence of heroin.

The incident happened Nov. 3, but police released the information and a photo of the suspect on Tuesday.

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Information from: The Bradenton (Fla.) Herald , http://www.bradenton.com

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