Manchester mom finds toothpick shard after trick-or-treating

Manchester police are advising residents to check their trick-or-treat candy after a mom bit into a Tootsie Roll and found a toothpick shard.

Manchester Township Police are advising residents to inspect all trick-or-treat candy after a parent apparently found a toothpick shard in a Tootsie Roll her child received.

The mother told police she went trick-or-treating door-to-door with her child. Later, she apparently bit into a Tootsie Roll received during trick-or-treating and discovered the piece of wood. She reported the incident to police.

The township mom told police that her family mainly trick-or-treated on Madison Avenue, 12th Avenue and Birmingham Avenue in Manchester's Pine Lake Park section.

Upon further inspection, the mother said she found another suspicious Tootsie Roll with a punctured wrapper but no toothpick inside.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Manchester Township Police at (732) 657-6111.

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