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Needle found in candy bar that was placed in 5-year-old boy's Halloween bucket

Posted: 2:27 PM, Nov 01, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-01 16:54:51-04
Needle found in child's Halloween candy
Needle found in child's Halloween candy

The Monroe Police Department is investigating after a needle was found in a child's Halloween candy.

The needle was found in a Crunch candy bar in the candy bucket of a 5-year-old. The child's aunt reached here hand into the bucket and her finger was pricked by the needle.

On closer inspection, the needle had been clearly forced into the candy bar.

According to police, the family was trick-or-treating in a small area from Michigan to Elm, and from Hollywood to Lorraine.

The family threw all of the candy out after finding the candy bar with the needle.