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Police: Meridian child found rat poison with candy in trick-or-treating bag

Meridian Police are urging parents to double check their children's Halloween candy and give them a call if they find anything suspicious.
Credit: Meridian Police Department
Photo of the rat poison found in the child's trick-or-treat bag from the Meridian Police Department.

MERIDIAN — Meridian Police are now investigating a report that a 7-year-old child found a small bag of rat poison mixed in their trick-or-treat bag.

The police do not yet have any suspects and the child does not remember which house they received the poison at.

Meridian Police are urging parents to check their children's Halloween candy if they did any trick-or-treating near the Crossroads subdivision, near Eagle Road and Fairview Avenue in Meridian.

If anyone has any more information about this investigation, they are encouraged to contact the Meridian Police Department at (208) 888-6678.