Whitby resident reportedly finds lancet needle in Halloween bag

Police are investigating after a Whitby resident reportedly found a yellow lancet needle in a bag of Halloween candy.

According to the DRPS, officers were called to the area of Dunlop Street and Henry Street in Whitby Sunday around 9:30 p.m. after a suspicious item was found in a Halloween candy bag.

“As the complainant was going through her Halloween candy, they located a yellow blood sugar lancet needle inside the bag,” reads a media release from police.

“Police have not received any other complaints, however DRPS are asking that parents to thoroughly check their kids candy before consuming.”

If anyone has any new information, they are asked to contact Cst. Ryan of Central West Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3915.

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