Another razor blade found hidden on Walmart shopping cart

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Another Razor Blade Found Hidden On Walmart Shopping Cart

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

For the second time in a few days, a Walmart in Festus, Missouri, has to answer questions about a shopping cart found to have a razor blade hidden under its handlebarThe Associated Press reported Friday.

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According to the AP, authorities believe that the person who left the blades might be a shoplifter who used them to cut off tags or open packages.

Explore>> PREVIOUS STORY: Woman cut with razor blade embedded in Walmart cart handle

On July 2, Michelle Patterson reportedly was cut by a razor blade as she sanitized a cart handlebar with a wipe. She was not seriously hurt.

"The lady behind me had a toddler. That would have been her cart if I hadn't been there first," Patterson told KTVI. "That's what upsets me."

The store responded by calling the incident "disturbing."

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“It’s disturbing that someone might try to injure a customer or associate, and we’re grateful no one was seriously hurt. We’ve checked all shopping carts and are currently conducting regular checks. We’ve also reviewed surveillance footage and will continue working with police to find the person responsible,” the store said in a statement.

Now another razor blade has been found on a cart handlebar.

Police are reviewing surveillance footage for the suspect.

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