UPDATE: Sturbridge Police say the metal found in the candy was actually from the child’s dental work and the candy was not tampered with. Police still say it is a good idea to check the candy.
Sturbridge Police have posted a warning on Facebook to have parents check their children’s Halloween candy after a small piece of metal was found yesterday.
The metal object was found in a piece of Now and Later candy according to police.
The child only trick or treated in the Heritage Green Complex located on Heritage Green Drive in Fiskdale. Police say it is unknown if the metal was intentionally placed in the candy or if it was a manufacturing defect.
The Sturbridge Police Department is planning on contacting the candy company and the Food and Drug Administration. If you have found anything suspicious in your child’s Halloween candy you are asked to contact police.
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