Police investigating needle in candy in East Greenbush

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UPDATE: Police now say the teen made the story up. Click here for an update.

Police in East Greenbush are urging parents to check their children’s Halloween candy. They issued the warning after a 14-year-old boy bit into a Twix bar and discovered a needle inside.

Thankfully, the teen wasn’t hurt.

Police say the boy was trick-or-treating from 5:45 to 8:45 p.m. He tells police he went to more than 100 houses on the following streets:

  • Adams Avenue
  • Jefferson Avenue
  • Eckman Place
  • California Avenue
  • Donnelly Avenue
  • Delaware Avenue
  • Corliss Avenue
  • Maine Avenue
  • Grant Avenue
  • Park View

Police say this is an isolated incident. They are trying to determine which houses on those streets gave out Twix bars.

If you have any information or find candy that’s been tampered with, give police a call.