Police are investigating after a 13-year-old Clinton, Connecticut resident found a needle in a Snickers bar obtained while trick-or-treating on Halloween, police said.
A Clinton resident called police at about 8:15 p.m. on Nov. 2 to report that their teenage child opened a Fun Size Snickers bar and found a needle inside, police said.
The parent called police right after the child found the needle and said the child got the candy trick-or-treating in the Willow Lane and Nod Lane/Nod Hill neighborhoods in Clinton, police said the caller told them.
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The child wasn't injured and police don't know where the child specifically got the Snickers bar.
No other incidents of candy tampering were reported to Clinton police.
Police have launched a criminal investigation and ask anyone with information to call860-669-0451.