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July 15, 2013

Woman reports uncapped needles near school

NEW CASTLE — A lower East Side woman reported she had stepped on an uncapped needle in a yard near Thaddeus Stevens School.

The woman told New Castle police she had been walking her dog in the 900 block of Harrison Street around 2:30 p.m. July 7 when she was stuck by a needle on the ground near a tree by the school.

She discovered three or four needles on the ground that were uncapped, she told police.

She was treated at a hospital.

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