Kitimat RCMP investigating possibly tainted Halloween candy; no reported illnesses

There have been no reports of illness or injury but the RCMP are asking parents to check their kids' candy.

The Kitimat RCMP are investigating so-far unconfirmed reports that candy given out in Kitimat on Halloween may have been tainted.

The investigation is ongoing, according to a release from the local detachment this evening, but police are meanwhile suggesting parents be “vigilant of their children’s Halloween candies they received, and to inspect them prior to allowing their children to eat them.”

The police note there have been no reports of illnesses or injuries as a result of consuming candy.

“The Kitimat RCMP Detachment are advising the public for their information and to quell any social media rumors,” the report states.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the Kitimat RCMP at 250-632-7111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, and quote file number 2013-3905.

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