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Over 5,000 pills believed to be fentanyl found inside glow worm toy bought in El Mirage thrift store

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Posted at 7:54 PM, Feb 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 13:36:32-05

EL MIRAGE, AZ — Here's something you don't see every day!

The Phoenix Police Department says they received a call from parents who bought a glow worm for their daughter at a thrift store in El Mirage.

Inside, they 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 the police.

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

How the glow worm ended up that the thrift store is unknown at this time.