Police Investigating Needle Found in Halloween Candy


The 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau is investigating after a needle was located in a chocolate bar collected after Halloween trick or treating in Mississauga. 

Police believe this chocolate bar is from the neighbourhood south of Mississauga Road between Portway Avenue and Gatley Road. There has only been one incident reported at this time.

Police are reminding parents and children to check through all Halloween candy before eating and to report any instances where they suspect the candy has been tampered with.  

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at  (905) 453–2121, ext. 1133.  Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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