London police are reminding all parents to inspect their children’s Halloween candy as they investigate a report that a needle was found in a small chocolate bar collected by a child while trick-or-treating in south London on Tuesday.
Details remain limited, but police say the child indicated the chocolate bar had been collected somewhere in the White Oaks area.
On Thursday, police reported that while there is no way to tell which residence the candy came from, the child had been trick-or-treating along Sasha Crescent, Elvira Crescent, Muriel Crescent, Ernest Avenue between Jalna Boulevard and Muriel Crescent, and the complex at 870 Jalna Boulevard.
The child was not injured, police said, and parents are asked to make sure they inspect all of their children’s Halloween candy and contact police if anything suspicious is located.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-661-5670, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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