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Over 5K pills believed to be fentanyl found inside toy bought at Arizona thrift store

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Posted at 1:48 PM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 13:53:51-05

EL MIRAGE, Ariz. — Here's something you don't see every day.

On Saturday, the Phoenix Police Department said it received a call from parents who bought a glow worm for their daughter at a thrift store in El Mirage, Arizona.

Inside the toy, the parents say they found a sandwich bag with over 5,000 pills of what is believed to be fentanyl.

The dangerous drugs were turned over to law enforcement.

Officers are now using the incident as a reminder to inspect all opened and used items.

As for how the glow worm ended up at the thrift store is unknown at this time.

This story was originally published by Cydeni Carter at KNXV.