London

Woman charged over 'bleach' bottle for boy in Eltham

  • 15 September 2012
  • From the section London
McDonalds in Eltham
The toddler fell ill after drinking from a bottle in a McDonald's on Eltham High Street

A woman has been charged after a boy fell ill after drinking from a bottle feared to contain bleach in a fast food restaurant in south-east London.

The incident happened at a McDonald's on Eltham High Street on Thursday. The 11-month-old was taken to hospital after drinking from the bottle.

Elaine Joyner, 53, of Deptford, was charged with administering a noxious substance with intent to endanger life.

Bromley Magistrates' Court remanded her in custody until 21 September.

Ms Joyner, of Vaughan Williams Close, will next appear at Woolwich Crown Court.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites