Razor blades found under Walmart shopping cart handles in North Carolina

Posted at 10:23 AM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 12:11:05-05

(WXYZ) — Police in North Carolina are working to find two men believed to be responsible for placing razor blades under shopping cart handles at Walmart.

According to ABC11, one customer reported being cut from one of the rigged carts.

The Siler City Police Department wrote in a Facebook post that the razor blade incident may be linked to a prior shoplifting case.

The department released descriptions and images of the suspects:

Walmart released this statement to ABC11 in response to the incident:

We are aware of the situation and are working closely with law enforcement. This is an active police investigation, and as such, we would refer any additional questions to them.

So far six blades have been found, according to Walmart management.