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By Miriam Raftery

May 1, 2014 (San Diego) – Yesterday, two children playing barefoot at Bonita Cove Park on Mission Bay stepped on razor blades and injured their feet.  Police officers used metal detectors to find 19 razor blades buried sharp-side-up near playground equipment in the park on Mariners Way near West mission Bay Drive, UT San Diego reports.

This was not the first time that razor blades have been found nearby.  Last August, eight blades were found near a playground at the same park after a woman cut her foot while walking in grass.  In September, 20 more razor blades were discovered in a park across the street. There was a fourth incident, 10 news reports.

Police are checking for DNA on the blades and will also examine surveillance cameras in the vicinity, 10 News reports.

The two boys hurt yesterday were treated by paramedics.

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