Another syringe found in Walmart clothing in Ga.

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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say another syringe has been found in clothing from a Walmart store in Georgia, bringing the number of cases to 15 at the same store since late November.

This is a stock photo of a syringe. (Photo courtesy zaldylmg via Flickr)

Sheriff's officials in Bartow County, north of Atlanta, say they're investigating what appeared to be a broken piece of a syringe with the needle intact.

The Daily Tribune News reports that it was found in a pair of brown slippers purchased from the store in December.

A woman reported the case to the sheriff's office Friday, saying her daughter had bought the slippers and later discovered the needle.

No injuries were reported.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. spokeswoman Dianna Gee has said company officials believe the syringe scare is isolated to its Cartersville store.

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