PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Police are investigating after a report of Halloween candy containing a needle in Park Ridge.
According to police, the complainant reported Tuesday morning that their child bit into a fun size York Peppermint Patty and found a small, sewing needle inside.
The candy was obtained during Halloween trick-or-treating on Oct. 31 within the following residential area located on Park Ridge’s northwest side:
- From North to South: Manor to Walnut
- From East to West: Parkside to Dee
(See attached map with highlighted area)
Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact the department at 847-318-5252.
Residents are also asked to inspect their children’s Halloween candy.