Portsmouth child reports finding needle in Halloween candy

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PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) — Portsmouth Police are warning parents to double check any remaining Halloween candy their kids may still have after one child made a disturbing find.

Police said they were notified on Thursday that child in town found a two-inch sewing needle inside an Air Heads bar.

The child had gone trick-or-treating on several streets in Portsmouth and also attended a trick-or-treating event in town, according to police.

Police continue to investigate the incident.