WATERBURY, CT. (THECOUNT) — One person is in custody after reports of razor blades found in kids’ candy baskets and bags in Waterbury Thursday.

Waterbury police said they responded to a home at 102 Horseshoe Drive after they received several reports about the razor blades, which were loose in the baskets and bags. The razors were not found in candy, police said.


Investigators said they believe they have the person responsible in custody, reports NBC.

Waterbury police are warning anyone who was trick-or-treating in the Horseshoe Drive area to check their candy carefully and report anything suspicious to police.

The investigation is ongoing.

No other details were immediately made available by officials.


Geo quick facts: Waterbury is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut on the Naugatuck River, 33 miles southwest of Hartford and 77 miles northeast of New York City. Waterbury is the second-largest city in New Haven County, Connecticut – Wikipedia.