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Razor blade glued to playground equipment hurts Illinois toddler

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Public parks are meant to be safe, fun places for families, but one East Moline, Illinois park was anything but safe on Monday. According to a report from WQAD published on March 24, a 2-year-old little boy suffered a cut to the hand after stumbling on a razor blade that had been glued on a piece of playground equipment.

WQAD reports that police were called to Millennium Park in East Moline on Monday, and when they arrived they learned that someone had glued a number of razor blades on various pieces of equipment on the playground.

See photos of the razors.

Police say they collected the razor blades and several other pieces of evidence while on the scene.

Reports indicate that the 2-year-old suffered minor injuries, and his mother says he will be okay.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the person/persons who may have carried out this heartless act to contact Caption Reynolds at (309) 752-1552 or Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at (309) 762-9500.

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