Piece of metal blade found in Halloween candy given out in Hamilton County

CBS4 was sent this photo of a blade in candy, similar to what was described in this case. Police said they believe it is the same incident.

CBS4 was sent this photo of a blade in candy, similar to what was described in this case. Police said they believe it is the same incident.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– The Hamilton County Sheriff’s office says a 13-year-old girl found a piece of metal inside a candy bar that turned out to be a piece of a blade.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s office says the blade was found inside a 3 Musketeers mini candy bar that the girl received while trick-or-treating on Halloween. She bit into it and is being treated for any possible injuries she might have sustained.

The girl’s parents contacted the sheriff’s office about it, who investigated and found that the piece of metal was in fact part of a small blade.

Police say the girl trick-or-treated in the Orchard Park neighborhood, near 106th Street and Westfield Boulevard in southern Hamilton County.

The sheriff’s office said the incident appears to be isolated and they have had no other similar reports.

Parents are encouraged to check any extra candy before allowing children to eat them.

Anyone with information about this incident, or to report suspicious looking candy, contact the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office at 317-773-1282.

On Wednesday, a Fremont firefighter said he found tacks and nails in his children’s Halloween candy.

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