6-Year-Old Discovers Vodka in Halloween Candy Bag | NBC Connecticut
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

6-Year-Old Discovers Vodka in Halloween Candy Bag

Walpole Police share photo of vodka gathered during trick or treating

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Police in Walpole, Massachusetts, are investigating how a small bottle of vodka ended up among the candy gathered during a 6-year-old's Halloween treats. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016)

    A 6-year-old came home with a small bottle of vodka among the candy gathered during Halloween, according to Walpole Police.

    Walpole Police wrote on their Facebook page that the youngster was trick-or-treating on Haynes and Vine streets. Her grandmother noticed the apple flavored vodka in her treat bag when she got home.

    Following the discovery, police were urging parents to check their children's candy bags and contact the police if they received similar items.

    Families in the neighborhood were in a bit of shock because they say they know their neighbors.

    "I can’t believe someone would do that," said Walpole resident, Ann-Marie Hockman. "Has everyone gone crazy or what?"

    Hockman told necn that she's glad everything her two boys got was safe.

    "It's just sad they get so excited about Halloween," she said.