Two children in Fort Worth, Texas, found staples in the Reese’s peanut butter cups from trick-or-treating, police confirm to PEOPLE.
According to an incident report obtained by PEOPLE, two neighbor parents whose children had not been trick-or-treating together made the discovery. The peanut butter cups containing staples came in packages that were sealed.
Jessica Faris, whose 9-year-old son, Caden, initially found the staples, told NBC-DFW, “I was in disbelief. You know, you hear about stories like this all the time, but you just think it can’t happen to you. When it happens to your child, you just can’t believe it.”
Caden told local media he first noticed something was wrong when he saw a hole in the candy.
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Police are investigating the incident. The parents still don’t know where their children got the dangerous candy.
“You think you know who your neighbors are,” Faris told NBC-DFW. “But then you open up your candy and find something like that. You just can’t believe it.”