"Candy Man" Cleared by Parents

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Sidney, Iowa Police Chief Todd Poppie says the man is an older gentleman who just wanted to give the candy to the children Wednesday. He says he spoke to the man and explained that the children could be leery if they don't know him and that it could be concerning to parents.

Poppie tells the Council Bluffs newspaper that officers checked with residents in the southwest Iowa town and they confirmed the man didn't mean any harm.

Poppie says residents said the man has been doing it for a long time.

The man's name has not been released.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666 sixonline@wowt.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 117858754