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Boy, 14, arrested over shocking supermarket syringe attack

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A teenager has been charged following an incident where children were pricked with a syringe in supermarket in Melbourne’s north.

As reported on 3AW earlier this week, two children were pricked by a syringe hidden at a supermarket in Broadmeadows on Monday.

One child was holding a railing in the deli section of the Pascoe Vale Road Coles when they were pricked on the finger.

A second child suffered the same injury an hour later.

Police were called in to investigate and overnight a boy was arrested.

The boy, from Coburg, is aged only 14.

He’s been charged with two counts of recklessly cause injury.

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