By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The manager of a Manhattan Shake Shack has reportedly filed a federal lawsuit after he was falsely accused of trying to poison three NYPD officers with tainted milkshakes.

The Daily News reports 28-year-old Marcus Gilliam filed the lawsuit against the city, two police unions and several officers.

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Gilliam was taken into custody last June and questioned for hours. The police and detectives unions claimed on social media the cops were given milkshakes with bleach.

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The NYPD later said nothing criminal happened.

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Sources previously told CBS2 it appeared the incident was an accident, possibly the result of cleaning solution not properly removed from the shake machine.

CBSNewYork Team