RCMP warn of suspicious candy

Blackfalds RCMP are warning people about a candy that made a trick-or-treater in Clive ill

Trick-or-treaters are being warned to look out for suspicious candy after a child in Clive got sick.

Blackfalds RCMP said on Wednesday afternoon someone came in and said their child, who was trick-or-treating in Clive, got sick after consuming a candy.

Symptoms included pale skin, dilated pupils and sweating.

This is the only complaint of this kind police have received.

The candy is described as a loonie-sized orange sugar candy with a black centre.

Police urge others to discard any candies that look like this or appear to have been tampered with as a safety precaution.

Anyone with information is asked to call Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-8000-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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