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Lost Taser cartridge could be dangerous: police

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Winnipeg Police are cautioning the public about the potential danger from a Taser cartridge that was lost by a patrol officer Wednesday night.

Police said the cartridge contains probes on wires which extend when the device is discharged. The probes could be inadvertently discharged by a buildup of static if picked up or handled.

Police said if anyone finds the cartridge to not touch it but contact 204-986-6222.

The cartridge was lost somewhere on the east side of the Red River.

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