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Houston 14-year-old charged after intentionally coughing on produce

Produce are sold at an outdoor market in this stock photo.
Posted at 6:04 AM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 07:04:24-04

HOUSTON, TX — ‪A Houston 14-year-old was charged after coughing on produce.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office said that they responded to a disturbance call at a grocery store at 5230 Aldine Mail Rd.

They said the call was in response to a 14-year-old boy intentionally coughing on produce.

"Apparently it was a prank. Not a very funny one," the sheriff said.

The teenager was charged with tampering with consumer products.