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Police ID teen girl as ice cream licker in disturbing viral video

July 06, 2019 - 3:30 pm

LUFKIN, Texas (1010 WINS/AP) — Police in East Texas say a teenager from San Antonio is suspected of taking a tub of ice cream from a Walmart freezer, removing the top to lick the ice cream and then returning it to the freezer.

Blue Bell Creameries said in a statement that it determined a Walmart store in Lufkin was where “the malicious act of food tampering took place.”

A short video posted to social media last week shows the teenage girl laughing as she places the top back on the half-gallon container and returns it to the freezer.

Blue Bell says the container that was “compromised” was found and removed.

The company says “food tampering is not a joke.”

Lufkin police said Friday that they don’t intend to charge the teen with tampering with a consumer product. The charge is punishable by two to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine, according to TODAY.

It’s not clear if juvenile justice authorities may charge her.

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