South Jersey man accused of tampering with his candy

    Police say a southern New Jersey man made up a story about finding needles in Halloween candy.

    Gloucester Township police say 37-year-old Robert Ledrew on Sunday told them he found four sewing needles in four separate pieces of candy from trick-or-treating.

    But officers discovered Ledrew had posted a photo of a needle and comments about the incident on Facebook the day before.

    Authorities have charged Ledrew with making a false police report.

    It’s not known if he has a lawyer who can comment on the charge.

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