Hypodermic needle found mixed in Halloween candy in Barrington

BARRINGTON, R.I. (WLNE) — A hypodermic needle was found mixed in Halloween candy in Barrington, according to authorities.

In a Facebook post Tuesday, Barrington police said a parent told them they found the needle wrapped and sealed.

“At this time, it is uncertain if this was malicious in nature or an oversight by another resident,” wrote police.

Police are asking parents to immediately check their children’s candy.

Anyone who finds a needle or something similar should call the Barrington Police Department.

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