*** Public Safety Announcement *** November 2, 2017 The Vernon police department received two complaints today regarding the discovery of a silver-colored sewing needle inside a package of red Twizzler Twists candy, and in or near a children's Halloween candy bag. The two victims are not related and claim they do not know each other. This is being investigated as separate incidents at this time. The video of the woman discovering the sewing needle inside the red Twizzlers Twists package is one of the subjects who was interviewed by Vernon police and subsequently, filed a formal complaint. Please carefully inspect your children's candy if you and/or your family trick-or-treated in the village of Vernon on Halloween. Area of concern are the neighborhoods of Peterboro Street, Black Avenue West and East, Judson Drive and Curtis Road. The below-listed photograph is the actual sewing needle the second victim discovered among her children's candy. Both victims indicated the sewing needle seen in the photograph is the identical sewing needle seen on the Facebook video. These incidents are being investigated criminally and more information will be available when applicable. If you feel you have been victimized this Halloween, please contact Vernon police officer Green at (315) 829-2550.