• July 18, 2024

If You See A Napkin Stuffed Into Your Door, DO NOT TOUCH IT!

Following reports that a Texas woman was poisoned by a napkin on her birthday last week, a sheriff’s office in Louisiana has issued a caution to the general public.

Houston resident Erin Mims said that handling a napkin she discovered wedged in her door handle caused her to end up in the hospital.

On August 17, 2022, in a viral Facebook post, Erin Mims, who owns a salon uploaded a video on the social media site sharing a first-person account of her self-described experience.

Mims claimed that her birthday turned into one of “the scariest moments of my life.”

Mims said she and her husband ate at Prospect Park on the Northside of House before heading to the spa for her birthday on Wednesday, August 17, after dining, she found a napkin wadded up and stuffed into the door handle of her car, Mims claimed that she picked up the napkin with her fingernails and threw it away. She said that she touched the door handle, but she didn’t actually contact the napkin.

However, Five minutes after touching the napkin placed inside her car door, Mims claimed her fingertips began to tingle and she had some chest pain and couldn’t breathe.

She remarked on the video, “It was a whole bunch of different feelings at one time.”

Her husband reportedly drove her to the emergency room, where she was given fluids and had a “whole lot of procedures,” including a CAT scan, after being informed that her vital signs “were not stable.”

According to Mims, the doctor diagnosed her with “acute poisoning from an unknown chemical.”

“The doctors said I had acute poisoning from an unknown substance. I didn’t have enough of it in my system to determine what it was, but just that little amount had me messed up,” she said in the video. “So, just imagine if I would have grabbed it with my full hand.”

The video has been shared widely on social media with Mims warned:

“Just for everybody, all the women in Houston, and just everywhere, be careful when you’re out,” she said. “Pay attention to your surroundings. Just be careful, be safe.”

Sources: Westernjournal, Thegrio, Boredpanda

 

 

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