GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Police say a southern New Jersey man made up a story about finding needles in Halloween candy.
Gloucester Township police say 37-year-old Robert Ledrew, of Blackwood, told them on Sunday he found four sewing needles in four separate pieces of candy from trick-or-treating.
But officers discovered Ledrew had posted a photo of a needle and comments about the incident on Facebook the day before.
Authorities have charged Ledrew with making a false police report.
Meanwhile, police in Kennett Square, Chester County, are investigating reports of sewing needles found inside the Halloween candy of multiple children.
Prosecutor: NJ man made up story of needles in Halloween candy