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.
Parents purchased a glow worm at a thrift store in El Mirage for their daughter and found a sandwich bag with over 5,000 pills believed to be fentanyl inside. They called #phoenixpolice and gave the dangerous drugs to officers. Remember to inspect all opened and used items. pic.twitter.com/hRLEuZpXfS— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) February 21, 2021
This story was originally published by Cydeni Carter at KNXV.