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Sharp objects found in Halloween candy in Okotoks, Cochrane: RCMP

Needles and a razor blade were reported to police by concerned parents

Cochrane RCMP are investigating after a parent posted photos on Facebook of chocolate bars that appear to contain sewing needles.

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Cochrane RCMP are investigating after a parent posted photos on Facebook of chocolate bars that appear to contain sewing needles.

RCMP in two communities near Calgary are investigating sharp objects found in Halloween candy.

Cochrane RCMP are investigating the appearance of sewing needles found inside two chocolate bars collected for Halloween in Cochrane.

The Cochrane RCMP received a complaint on Oct. 31 that two large chocolate bars containing a sewing needle each had been discovered in a child’s Halloween candy.

The complainant was checking the child’s candy stash when the needles were discovered.

The child was trick-or-treating in the Cochrane neighbourhood of GlenEagles.

South of Calgary, Okotoks RCMP say parents reported their child finding a razor blade loose amongst his Halloween candy.

It was found after the child dumped his candy into a bowl. He had been trick-or-treating in the Cimarron area.

Any incidents of tampered candy should be reported immediately to local police or to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. 

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