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MRSA Maniac: Woman who used her infection as a weapon pleads not guilty

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

UPDATE: The woman who used her infection as a weapon went before a judge Monday morning.

32-year-old Caroline Slusher pleaded not guilty to one count of robbery and one count of theft.

On October 3rd, Slusher entered the BP gas station at 552 East 152d Street and began taking candy off of shelves and putting it in bags or into her clothing.

The attendant confronted her. Slusher, who was infected with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), showed her arm to the attendant and then fled the store.

Slusher has been on the run since November, and was arrested by the Sheriff's Office on March 30th on a warrant.

Her bond was set at $25K dollars.

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