Suspects sought in meat tampering case at Boulder market

Posted at 6:32 AM, Mar 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-01 08:32:38-05

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for two suspects who ruined about $1,000 worth of meat products at a market in Boulder after placing flowers on top of raw lamb, pork and beef in an apparent anti-meat protest.

The Daily Camera reported Monday that animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere issued a release identifying one of the suspects as a 15-year-old girl. The group also released a video of the Sunday incident showing the teen placing the flowers on the meat while saying, "This is not food, this is violence."

Boulder police say the store cannot sell the meat due to the tampering and the two suspects, who left the store on foot, could face criminal charges.

Police are looking for the teen and a male suspect.

A manager at Ideal Market declined to comment on the incident.


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