STAPLETON, AL. (THECOUNT) — Loxley Police Department officials are saying a man was pricked by a hypodermic needle hidden in the handle of a gas pump while visiting a Stapleton, Alabama gas station.

Police are investigating the scary incident. It is unclear if the needle drew blood of if the victim required medical attention or future testing.


The location of the gas station was not immediately provided by officials.

Stapleton is located about 10 miles from Mobile.


Geo quick facts: Stapleton is a small unincorporated community in northern Baldwin County, Alabama, United States, with a population of 519. It is part of the Daphne–Fairhope–Foley Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.