Connecticut man arrested after razor blades found in Halloween candy bags

1010 WINS Newsroom
November 01, 2019 - 2:37 pm

NEW YORK (AP) -- A Connecticut man was arrested after trick-or-treaters said they found loose razor blades in their candy bags.

Jason Racz, 37, of Waterbury was charged with reckless endangerment and risk of injury to a minor.

Police Chief Fernando Spagnola said no blades were founded embedded in the candy, just loose.

Jason Racz
Waterbury Police Dept.
He says no injuries were reported as a result of the razor blades.
The chief says when officers questioned Racz, he said the blades accidentally spilled into the candy bowl he used to hand out treats.

Police urged parents to check their children's candy.
Racz is being held on $250,000 bail pending arraignment Friday. 

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