Winchester police investigate report of knife blade in Halloween candy

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RANDOLPH COUNTY, Ind. (November 2, 2015) – The Winchester Police Department is investigating a report of a knife blade inside a piece of candy.

According to police, they were dispatched to a home in Winchester because a mother located a razor blade in her son’s candy and she wanted to speak with an officer.

The officer that responded found a utility knife blade sticking out of a piece of a candy bar.

The Winchester Police Department  says they’re looking into this report and the investigation is still open.

“We notified the public through social media because we wanted the public to know as soon as possible”, said Chief of Police Michael Burk.  “This has been the only report of product tampering that the police department has received.”

Burk added that at the end of this investigation, the information will be forwarded to the Randolph County Prosecutor’s Office.

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