Police: Razor blades found in Halloween candy from Cincinnati-area neighborhood

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Police are warning parents to check their child’s Halloween candy after razor blades and metal objects were found after trick-or-treating near Cincinnati Thursday.

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In a statement posted to Twitter Friday morning, Colerain Twp. police announced metal objects “similar to razor blades” were found in some candy bars after Beggars Night.

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“We want to stress the importance of parents checking their child’s candy for any signs of tampering,” police said in the tweet.

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Police said they continue to investigate the reports but there was no indication if officers have any suspects.

In the Dayton-area, the Montgomery County Coroner's Office will provide free x-rays of Halloween candy today to check for tampering.

The event will be held at the Miami Valley Crime Lab, 361 West Third Street in Dayton, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officials said an appointment is highly recommended, and to schedule an appointment you’re asked to call 937-225-4156.

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