Close Md. couple: We found live scorpion in spinach WUSA 3:54 PM. EDT April 11, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST CHEVY CHASE, MD. (AP) - A Maryland couple say they found a live scorpion inside a bag of packaged spinach that was purchased from a Giant food store. Sri Sindhusha Boddapati of Chevy Chase tells news outlets that she was making lunch on Monday when she noticed something crawling inside the bag. She says she initially thought it was a cricket but realized it was a scorpion after capturing it in a water bottle. PREVIOUS: Stuff you should know if you find a bat in your salad Her husband, Shanmukha Pranay Rajeev Jerripothula, took the bottle to the Landover store where they bought the spinach. He says he asked store officials to stop selling the spinach, but they refused. In a statement, Giant Food of Landover, Maryland, described what happened as an "isolated incident." The company says it is taking steps to ensure it doesn't happen again. © 2017 Associated Press CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Twin toddlers found unresponsive in Va. family's pool Man stabbed to death at Fayette County mansion RAW: Ga. restaurant assault Apartment fire displaces 200 in DC Rallies planned for Sunday on National Mall Does this ATM trick stop you from getting robbed? Raw: Road rage crash caught on camera Police investigate the possiblity of sexual assult in muslim teen murder case Teens were handcuffed on the National Mall for selling water Video Shows Rescue of Kala Brown More Stories Anti-hate, Alt-Right free speech groups rally on… Jun 25, 2017, 5:56 p.m. Man's body found in NW DC apartment fire Jun 25, 2017, 1:42 p.m. Several free speech rallies planned for DC this Sunday Jun 23, 2017, 11:49 p.m.