Crystal meth found in Kinder Egg
That really was a surprise egg!
Two brothers from the Drumachose area of Belfast, opened the Kinder Surprise egg they found hidden in a hedge, and it contained a bag of white powder.
Luckily they were smart enough to hand the package to their dad who then passed it onto police.
Police have now confirmed the substance was the Class A drug methamphetamine.
Limavady DUP councillor Alan Robinson said: “On Sunday night I was contacted by a gentleman whose nephew had found a Kinder egg hidden in a hedge in the Edenmore Road area of Limavady. When the child opened the plastic section, hidden within was a small sealed plastic bag containing a white powder. Having passed the contents to the police the family have told me that they have informed them that it contained an illegal drug. As a father of a child, I know how enticing Kinder eggs and their contents are to children. In this instance the children are to be commended for passing the contents to their parents. This weekend the Limavady community could have been learning about a tragedy and I therefore make a community appeal asking for vigilance. Our children are precious and they should not be exposed to such danger.”
Police are now investigating the incident.
This is likely to be a one off incident but it is worth sharing with other parents so they can be vigilant when their children have a Kinder Egg.
Have you ever found something odd in a food package? Let me know.