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Family Says Daughter Stuck By Needle In Hotel Bed

Emily Johnson and her family said she was stuck with a hypodermic needle when she climbed into bed at an Aberdeen hotel. (Photo courtesy KIRO TV) Emily Johnson and her family said she was stuck with a hypodermic needle when she climbed into bed at an Aberdeen hotel. (Photo courtesy KIRO TV)

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) - A Puyallup family is worrying about diseases their 9-year-old daughter could have picked up when she was stuck by a syringe in an Aberdeen motel bed.

Angie Smith told KOMO-TV (http://is.gd/zUDbum ) the needle poked Emily in the right heel Friday night at the Guest House Inn and Suites in Aberdeen where the family was attending a softball tournament.

They went to a hospital and were told she may have to have blood tests for a year for diseases.
Aberdeen Police Capt. John Green says an officer responded and found two syringes under a mattress pad. He says it was a medical issue, not a criminal case.

Motel manager Angel Housden says the family refused an offer of another room and was upset when they were charged Sunday for the weekend stay.

 

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