NC police warn of razor blades on gas pump handles

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FOREST CITY, NC (WNCN) — Police in a North Carolina mountain town are warning the public about razor blades found in gas pump handles.

On Tuesday afternoon, Forrest City police issued an advisory about a problem that has also been seen in Rutherford County.

Police said there have been “several incidents of razor blades being placed in gas pump handles” in Forrest City and surrounding areas.

In an advisory on the issue, police also shared a photo of blades inserted into a gas pump handle.

Police said they are working with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture to investigate the issue. Forrest City is about 65 miles west of Charlotte.

“In the meantime, please be aware of your surroundings while pumping gas and always check before reaching for the pump handle,” police said in an advisory.

NC police warn of razor blades on gas pump handles

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