Wausau police investigate reports of needle in Halloween candy

WAUSAU, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police in north central Wisconsin are investigating reports of a needle found in someone's candy after trick-or-treating.

In a post to the Wausau Police Department's Facebook page, officers shared a screenshot of a previous post that has been making the rounds on social media.

The original post claims they found the needle in their child's Halloween candy after trick-or-treating.

The post also includes photos of the candy and needle.

In their follow up post, the Wausau Police Department said a complaint has been filed with the department, and they are investigating.

They add these incidents are rare, but encourage people to check their child's candy.

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