Residents and dog walkers warned after pellets found in discarded food

Image: Facebook/Teignmouth and Dawlish Neighbourhood Police
(Last Updated On: April 27, 2018)

Police have warned the public that they have had several reports of pellets being place in food in and discarded around the Starcross area.

Police say sandwiches in particular have been used to hide the suspicious pellets and are advising residents and dog walkers to be cautions.

Teignmouth and Dawlish Neighbourhood Police said on Facebook today. Friday 27th April:
“The local neighbourhood team have received several reports of food items (particularly sandwiches) containing suspicious pellets placed in and around Starcross village. Possibly containing slug pellets or another unknown chemical. We advise local residents and dog walkers to be cautious as this can be toxic to both humans and animals. Any concerns or information please contact us on 101,”

Image: Facebook/Teignmouth and Dawlish Neighbourhood Police

Please inform anyone on social media who lives or walks dogs in this area.

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