CASEY, IL-(Effingham Radio)- The Casey Police Department is asking parents to check their child[ren]’s candy after a needle was found in candy this evening.
According to a post on their Facebook page, the Police Department received a call to a residence after a parent found a needle in their child’s candy.
The post states that this is the first and to the Department’s knowledge only report of this type of incident; however, they are asking parents to check their children’s candy.
The post then states, “The Casey Police Department will not tolerate this type of act towards our community. Those who are caught will be held accountable and charged to the fullest extent.”
The Casey Police Department is still investigating this incident.
If anyone finds a piece of tampered candy, they are encouraged to contact their local police department.