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Parents urged to check Halloween candy after razor found in chocolate bar

London police are urging parents to inspect their children's Halloween candy after officers received a complaint that a razor blade was found inside a chocolate bar collected on Oct. 31.

London police said the candy was collected by a teen in the Wortley Village area

London police are investigating after a youth allegedly found a razor blade in their Halloween candy after trick-or-treating in Wortley Village. (London Police)

London police have issued a warning to parents to inspect their children's Halloween candy after officers received a report that a razor was found in small chocolate bar.

Police say a mini Mar's Bar was collected by a teenage boy while trick-or-treating in the Wortley Village area on Halloween night, Thursday.

The exact location where the candy was given out is unknown, but police said they are continuing to investigate. Officers said the teen was trick-or-treating along Wortley Road, Langarth Street, Wharncliffe Road S. and Victor Street.

Police say the teen's trick-or-treating route was in the Wortley Village area. (London Police)

"Please inspect all Halloween candy that your children brought home, and if you find anything suspicious, please contact police immediately," said Const. Sandasha Bough in a statement.

The youth who reported finding the razor was not injured.

Anyone with information is being asked to call London police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in on-line anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com.