Toddler hurt by razor blades glued on playground equipment

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EAST MOLINE, Ill. (WQAD) — A toddler was hurt after razor blades were placed on playground equipment at Millennium Park in East Moline, Ill.

A police department spokesman said police found several razor blades glued to various pieces of equipment at the park just before 1 p.m. Monday, March 24.

Madden Jenks, 2, was on his dad Jayson Kenney’s shoulders during an outing at the park, pretending to be a big boy on the monkey bars, when he was hurt.

“He said, ‘Ouch.’ Jayson put him down. He started bleeding and we looked and they were everywhere. The razor blades were everywhere,” said Madden’s mom, Sally Jenks.

“Officers collected the razor blades and other evidence,” according to a statement from East Moline Police Captain John Reynolds.

The little boy’s cut bled a lot, but is healing well the day after. He says it felt like his finger was “cracked open” and it “hurt.”

Kenney called the plot disturbing and disgusting.

“It’s pretty sick. Psychotic. Luckily, it wasn’t deeper. He wasn’t old enough to put his weight on the monkey bars,” Kenney said. “What if he didn’t cut his hand and he slit his wrist?”

Read more: WQAD

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