Tainted Halloween candy found in haul

A candy bar with a pin in it was discovered in a Prince Rupert Halloween bag

  • Nov. 1, 2016 5:00 p.m.

A tainted candy bar was found in a trick-or-treater's haul on Halloween.

A tainted piece of candy was discovered in the Prince Rupert area after a trick or treater discovered a small-sized chocolate bar with a pin wedged inside.

Prince Rupert RCMP spoke to an individual who made a post on social media about the piece of candy, and are still in the early phases of their investigation.The police were notified on Nov. 1.

“The RCMP would like to remind the public to ensure any candy in their possession is thoroughly examined,” wrote Sgt. Dave Uppal in a media release on Tuesday.

Anyone with information of their kids’ candy being tainted are asked to call the RCMP at 250-627-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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