NYPD Says Officers Were Not Poisoned at Shake Shack
Several of the city’s police unions had pounced on the incident as an example of an anti-police attack, initially claiming the officers were intentionally poisoned.
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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police determined there was nothing criminal afoot when three officers got Shake Shack milkshakes that might have been accidentally tainted with a cleanser. Police came to the determination after “a thorough investigation,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison said in a tweet. The officers complained of feeling ill upon sipping the shakes and ended up going to a hospital. Harrison said they were fine. Several of the city’s…