Reports of Halloween candy has made a child sick

Complainant says child who became sick was trick or treating in Clive

  • Nov. 2, 2016 11:27 p.m.

SUSPICIOUS - Pictured here is the candy that has been reported to the Blackfalds RCMP as making kids sick who trick or treated in Clive.

On Nov. 2nd, at 1:43pm, the Blackfalds RCMP received a front counter complaint from an individual stating that their child had consumed candy received Halloween night, and had then become sick. The children had only been trick or treating in the community of Clive. There was no prior complaints made to the Blackfalds RCMP with this concern.

The symptoms are described as:

1. Pale Skin;

2. Dilated Pupils, and;

3. Breaking out into a sweat.

The candy is described as an orange sugar candy with a black centre, approximately the size of a loonie. Police are urging people to discard any candy that matches that description and only consume items which do not appear to have been tampered with. This matter is still under investigation.

Blackfalds RCMP are asking anyone who has information about this incident, to call Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300. Those wanting to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or at www.tipsubmit.com.

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