Police locate suspect in Blue Bell ice cream licking case

Lufkin police say they have identified and spoken with a suspect in a now-viral video. / Source: Lufkin PD

LUFKIN, TEXAS (KTRE) - Lufkin police say they have identified and spoken with a suspect in a now-viral video.

The video shows a person licking the contents of a container of Blue Bell ice cream and replacing it in a store freezer. Wednesday, police determined that the incident may have occurred at the Lufkin Walmart.

On Friday, detectives identified the person as a juvenile from San Antonio.

“Our detectives have identified and spoken with the suspect in the ‘Blue Bell licking’ case. She is a juvenile from San Antonio tied to the Lufkin area through her boyfriend’s family,” a department spokeswoman said in a news release.

Since she is a juvenile offender, police say her identity will not be released and the case will be turned over to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

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