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MAIDEN, N.C. — Parents in the North Carolina town of Maiden claim to have found a razor blade partially embedded in Halloween candy.

WSOC-TV reported that the child was not hurt, but police said they are taking the matter seriously.

Officers said the parents were checking their children’s Halloween candy when they found a small metallic blade inside the wrapper of a Twix Mini candy bar.

Parents said the child had been trick-or-treating in the Maiden area.

Police want to make sure that parents check their children’s Halloween candy and are continuing to investigate the incident.