Connecticut police search for truck passenger who allegedly threatened children with poison

The Granby Police Department released this surveillance image of a truck they believed was used in the incident. (Credit: The Granby Police Department)

Police in Connecticut are looking for a truck passenger after he reportedly told a group of children to get inside the truck or be poisoned. 

The Granby Police Department said the suspicious incident took place on October 6 in the afternoon. 

Officers received a call that a group of children were confronted by several people inside a pick-up truck while walking through the parking lot of Cumberland Farms. 

The children reported that the truck stopped, and a passenger yelled from the vehicle to get inside or be poisoned. 

No one was harm during the incident. 

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Police said they're not sure if the passenger made the statement with ill-intent or in a way to frighten them.

Meanwhile, officers posted surveillance pictures of the truck in question on its Facebook page. It's described as a mid-to-late model, Ford F-150, pick-up truck, gray in color, with unknown marker plates.

This story was reported from Los Angeles.