Fostoria, OH – (11-1-21) On Sunday, October 31st, 2021, Fostoria Police were alerted to tampered candy being distributed during the Saturday, October 30th city wide trick or treating.

Fostoria Police Department Chief Keith Loreno

  • “Although we only are aware of 2 pieces of candy being involved, we take this seriously and are appalled that anyone would be so demented as to want to hurt children in our community”

ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital has offered to provide X-Rays of candy distributed during Trick or Treat in Fostoria.The candy that was involved had a sewing needle in both and it is unknown the specific street it was distributed.

Both Fostoria Police and ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital feel that it is best to take every reasonable action possible to keep our children safe and to help parents make an informed decision with any candy their children received.

Monday, November 1, 2021, parents could take candy received during the trick or treat in Fostoria to the hospital to be X-rayed for any potential metal objects.

If anyone has any information as to who may be involved with the tampered candy, we ask that you immediately call Fostoria Police at 419.435.8573.