Parents are warned after needle and pill found in Halloween candy.




Police in two of Ontario communities are warning parents to inspect their children’s candy after some trick-or-treaters received tainted treats on Halloween.

Barrie, Ont., police say they received a report on Wednesday that an 11-year-old boy received an individually wrapped cherry flavoured Tootsie Roll containing a pill.They say the candy and pill will be sent to the Centre of Forensic Science for examination.

In London, Ont., police say they’ve been unable to determine exactly where a child received a small chocolate bar containing a needle on Halloween night.

They say the child who found the needle was not injured.

Police in New Brunswick are investigating incidents in Fredericton and Bathurst in which a nail and a needle were found in Halloween candy.

Fredericton And Bathurst, N.B. Police Investigating Reports Of Needle, Nail Found In Halloween Candy.