2nd needle found inside chocolate bar given to children in Mississauga: police

Peel police said a sharp object was found inside a candy bar in Mississauga, Ont. PRP / Handout

Police in Mississauga, Ont., are raising alarm bells after a second piece of Halloween candy was found with a needle in it.

Peel Regional Police said a chocolate bar from the Lorne Park neighbourhood was found to have a needle in it.

It is the second such incident reported by police in the city, although officers have said they’re not sure if the two are connected.

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The latest discovery of a sharp object was around Indian Road and Indian Grove, police said. The first piece of candy was found in a neighbourhood south of Mississauga Road, between Portway Avenue and Gatley Road.

The first chocolate bar discovered was an Oh Henry bar and the second was an Aero.

Police issued a second reminder Saturday for parents to check Halloween candy before their children eat it and to report anything suspicious to local authorities.

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