Mom is left horrified after discovering a KNIFE hidden within the field of £17 Tiny Tears doll she purchased from Aldi

  • A mum shopping for a toy for her daughter from Aldi was shocked to discover a knife inside
  • Haleemah Patel, observed the knife however initially thought it was a part of the doll
  • After additional inspection she alerted an Aldi worker who took it for inspection










A mom has been left terrified after discovering a weapon in a toddler’s toy she supposed to purchase for her daughter.

Haleemah Patel, 29, from Blackburn visited her native Aldi for her common store when she got here throughout a Blonde Tiny Tears Traditional Doll, promoting for £16.99 and determined to purchase it for her daughter as a deal with.

Upon selecting up the field, nevertheless, she realised the outer packaging was broken and a pointy object had been positioned inside.

Whereas initially pondering the thing may be a part of the doll, Haleemah thought it odd {that a} toy knife can be included and shortly found that it was actually an actual blade.

Haleemah Patel was shocked to discover a knife in the doll she intended to buy for her daughter from a Blackburn ALDI

Haleemah Patel was shocked to find a knife within the doll she supposed to purchase for her daughter from a Blackburn ALDI

The knife appeared to have been sneakily tucked in behind doll’s plastic milk bottle and was not essentially apparent to anybody not inspecting intently. 

Chatting with Lancs Stay the mom revealed: ‘I needed to look twice to ensure it was a real knife. I could not make sense why a knife can be a part of a toy.’

After Haleemah hurriedly knowledgeable a member of employees what she’d discovered and insisted the doll get taken to their supervisor, the toy was whisked off and she or he did not see it once more.

The nervous mom desires Aldi took examine how the knife received contained in the field and mentioned, it could be ‘unhappy if somebody’s put that inside intentionally and will have gone house to a small little one’. 

The packaging of the toy has been tampered with and the sharp object appeared to have been purposefully hidden

The packaging of the toy has been tampered with and the sharp object appeared to have been purposefully hidden 

Now, Haleemah desires to ensure mother and father keep conscious that different youngsters’s toys might have been topic to the identical macabre therapy, as she fears the results extra knives aren’t noticed.

She mentioned: ‘I want to increase consideration to oldsters on the market to be vigilant when buying toys and examine to the contents inside as this might presumably have been deadly if my daughter had picked the toy up.’ 

An Aldi spokesperson informed Lancs Stay: ‘When Ms Patel observed this Tiny Tears product had been tampered with, we instantly took it off sale. 

‘We are able to affirm that it’s an remoted case the place the packaging seems to have been intentionally tampered with.

‘Our provider has confirmed that the product passes by means of extremely delicate steel detectors earlier than leaving their manufacturing facility and the packaging couldn’t have been compromised in the course of the manufacturing course of.’

Mail On-line has contacted Darwen Borough Council for remark. 

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