Pictou District RCMP investigate metal object found in Halloween candy, Pictou, N.S.


Pictou District RCMP are investigating a complaint of a metal object inside a Halloween-size candy bar.

On Sunday November 1, at approximately 1:00 p.m. a 15-year-old female discovered a piece of flexible metal strip inside a small candy bar after opening the wrapper.

The youth brought the candy bar and metal object to her mother, who notified Pictou District RCMP. A preliminary investigation has determined that the youth was trick or treating in the downtown area of Pictou on Halloween Night. The youth was not injured during this incident and did not bite the candy bar.

If you believe you have any information regarding this incident, please contact any RCMP Detachment, local police or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by their Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca. Calls to Crime Stoppers are not taped or traced and if police make an arrest and lay charges based on a tip, callers qualify for a cash award from $50 – $2000.


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