"A 12-year-old boy was charged with assault and taken before the courts - for throwing a cocktail sausage.
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I'm with the police on this one. This week it's sausages, next week it'll be cheese and pineapple cubes.
There's a firm body of evidence to suggest that people who start with finger foods soon escalate to starters, then main courses. Before you know it, the young oik will be marching about hurling ham shanks at an unsuspecting public. Slippery slope, mark my words.
In other news this week, Italian police have uncovered an arms cache, allegedly belonging to a group of right-wing militant chefs, in a bakery near Milan. A spokesperson for the police said they had found a "number of cream-based missiles" and at least one delivery mechanism.