Woman arrested for licking $1,800 worth of groceries in the United States.
Los Angels: A California woman was arrested for felony vandalism at a supermarket in the northern part of the state. The woman was arrested after she was seen licking $1800 (approximately Dh6,600) worth of groceries and other items at a supermarket and the merchandise had to be destroyed for fear of contamination.
The AFP that officers were called to the Safeway store on Tuesday following reports of “a customer licking groceries” at a time of heightened fears over the spread of the highly contagious novel coronavirus.
“When officers arrived on the scene, a Safeway employee informed them that the suspect put numerous pieces of jewelry from the store on her hands,” he said. “The suspect licked the jewelry then began to load her cart with merchandise from the store.”
The woman was identified as Jennifer Walker, inside the store with a shopping cart full of items, including meat, which she had no means to purchase.