PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A rise in hepatitis C cases has led to the arrests of tattoo artists in southwest Virginia.
The Roanoke Times reported Sunday that more people could be charged as the investigation continues.
Police in Pulaski, Virginia, arrested four men in June for unlicensed tattooing, a misdemeanor offense. Hepatitis is a viral infection that can damage people’s livers, sometimes fatally.
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