A Connecticut man was arrested after children found razor blades in their candy bags during a night of trick-or-treating.
ABC 7 Eyewitness News reports Waterbury resident Jason Racz,37, was arrested late Thursday evening after two families reported that their candy bags were filled with razor blades. Waterbury Police Chief Fernando Spagnola said in a statement that no blades were found in the candies and no injuries were reported.
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During an interview with investigators, Racz said the razor blades allegedly fell out of the bowl he used to distribute candy to the children.
“Racz explained that the razor blades were accidentally spilled or put into the candy bowl he used to hand out candy from,”
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Police also noted a three-year-old child that was living in the home had access to a box of razor blades that were discovered in the home. Racz faces charges of first-degree reckless endangerment, interfering with an officer and risk of injury to a minor.
He is currently being held on a $250,00o bond and awaiting arraignment. Press play to learn more in the video and leave your thoughts with Yappa!