Boobytrapped candy is the fear of every parent on Halloween, forcing them to look over their children’s haul with an electron microscope to determine if anything has been tampered with.
But has anybody ever found anything lodged in a chocolate bar, or a poisonous substance injected into a box of raisins? The whole thing is an urban legend, right?
Looks like a Thorold, Ontario parent may have stumbled upon the real deal this Halloween!
Niagara Regional Police responded to a report from a concerned mother on Sunday morning who claims that her child found a hard object in a Kit Kat Bar they had just begun consuming.
Turns out they were nibbling on what appears to be the razor from a disposable shaver (blade and chocolate bar shown above). Despite the fact that the blade did enter the child’s mouth, no damage was done.
Police suggest the package may have been tampered with. They’re reminding parents to thoroughly check candy packaging for any breaches or signs of being maliciously handled.
A Winnipeg mom is sound the alarm bells as well after finding a sewing needle stuck in a candy bar. It came from the haul taken in by Jennifer Tichborne’s children and nephew in the city’s West End.
She claims she checked all of the kids’ candy once they had returned to home base, but somehow missed the allegedly tampered-with candy pictured below.
Her daughter discovered the impaled Aero bar later in the evening.
“You can tell that something like this doesn’t just accidentally happen. Somebody was targeting to hurt somebody’s child,” said Tichborne.
She doesn’t know where the chocolate came from. She plans to hand over the tainted candy to the police. Read the full story HERE.
Do you buy either of these stories?