A parent checking their child's candy after a Trunk or Treat event in Middle Township Friday night discovered what appeared to be a bag of heroin.

Middle Township Police say the event happened at  Family Success Center in Rio Grande, in Cape May County.

Here's a statement from police:

There is only one reported incident, at the time of this release, and it is actively being investigated by the Middle Township Police Patrol and Major Crimes Units.  We would like to advise parents and guardians to check their children's candy bags thoroughly and contact the police if  they discover anything suspicious, harmful or out of the ordinary.

Anyone with information on the incident - or had found something similar - is urged to contact Middle Township Police.

 

SOURCE: Middle Township Police