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Police: 12 razors glued to Illinois playground

Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:06 p.m. CDT

EAST MOLINE – Authorities in East Moline are investigating after they discovered a dozen razor blades glued to playground equipment in a city park.

The razor blades were discovered Monday in the community's Millennium Park after a 2-year-old boy sliced his finger on a razor. The laceration was minor.

Police Lt. Brian Foltz told the Quad-City Times that officers are "always doing park checks," but authorities aren't sure how long the blades had been attached to the playground equipment.

He said police also canvased the city's other parks, but haven't found any other razor blades.

Millennium Park's playground was built in 2000.

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