Teen spit in drink bottle, then put it back on store shelf: Police

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Odessa police arrested a 15-year-old accused of spitting in an iced tea bottle and putting it back on a store shelf.

ODESSA, Texas (KTRK) -- A 15-year-old was put in handcuffs in Odessa, Texas, accused of opening a bottle of sweet tea, spitting in it, and then returning the drink on a store shelf.

According to police, officers watched store surveillance footage of the act that happened Monday at an Albertson's grocery store.

Officers said the boy put his mouth on an Arizona sweet tea bottle and put it back because it was "gross."

The teen is charged with tampering with a consumer product, which is a second-degree felony.

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