Police are advising the public of a second chocolate bar tampering incident.
At 9 a.m. on November 1, Halifax Regional Police received a suspicious circumstance call in the 100 block of Pinecrest Drive in Dartmouth. A 13-year-old girl was going through her Halloween candy when she found a razor blade inserted inside the wrapper of a chocolate bar. The girl had been trick-or-treating in the area of Albro Lake Road, Lancaster Drive and surrounding streets.
The Forensic Identification Section will conduct an investigation of the candy bar for any evidence and continue with the investigation.
Police encourage parents and children to be vigilant in checking all Halloween candy gathered and to report any incidents of candy tampering to police.
If you have any information about this incident or any others, please contact Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5016 or Crime Stoppers anonymously anytime at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by their Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or by texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.