PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A post by an Arkansas police station about fentanyl on shopping carts went viral, but has quickly been deemed not true.READ MORE: Emergency Community Meeting Held To Create Plan To Stop Gun Violence In Pittsburgh Area
The Leachville Police Department posted the warning as a reason why customers should always wipe down their shopping cart handles before using them.READ MORE: Person Hit, Killed By Driver Of Vehicle In Monroeville On Route 22
In the post it said that deadly drugs like fentanyl could be left behind on the cart handle and enter your body through contact with your skin.
Experts say while that accidental ingestion would be possible, it’s not likely to occur from shopping carts.MORE NEWS: ACLU, Voter Groups Sue In Ohio Over New Legislative Maps
The police department has now deleted the post and apologized.