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Police: Idaho child given rat poison while trick-or-treating

This Sept. 30, 2007 file photo shows “Fun Size” and “Mini” candies in New York. (Dan Goodman / AP)
This Sept. 30, 2007 file photo shows “Fun Size” and “Mini” candies in New York. (Dan Goodman / AP)
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MERIDIAN, Idaho – Police say the parents of a 7-year-old trick-or-treating in southwestern Idaho found rat poison among their child’s candy.

The Meridian Police Department in a statement Thursday is warning parents whose children went trick-or-treating Wednesday in the Presidential subdivision to check their child’s candy.

Police say the child doesn’t remember which house distributed the poison in a small, yellow bag marked as rat poison.

Police say there are no suspects.

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