Razor blades and cocaine for trick-or-treat?

These scare stories about Halloween are typically blown out of proportion but I did find these two.

In Canada:

Razor blade found in London child’s treat bag, police say -Canoe.ca

London, Ont. police are warning parents to be check their children’s candy after a double-sided razor blade was found in a trick-or-treat bag on Wednesday night.

The blade was wrapped in waxed paper, police said.

And in the U.K.:

BBC News – Trick-or-treat children given cocaine in Oldham.

Children were handed packets of cocaine instead of sweets on a Halloween trick-or-treating trip, Greater Manchester Police have said.

Police were called after children found the class A drug among bags of sweets after visiting Mendip Close, Royton, at 19.50 GMT on Wednesday.

Two snap bags of cocaine were recovered by police.

A 33-year-old man from Royton has been charged with possession of class A drugs and is due in court on Friday.

Both these are isolated incidents and RARE. With all the millions of kids knocking on doors all around the world, two incidents. Neither caused harm or had much potential to do so the way they were carried out. Keep that in perspective.

Were there any more events? Share in the comments if you find some.

Thanks, Pete!

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