KY Kids Report Fake ‘Abduction’

by | Jul 12, 2018 | Benjamin Radford, Hoaxes, Investigation, Media Literacy, News | 0 comments

Three kids in Lexington, Ky, said that a man wearing a black mask and dark hoodie grabbed and tried to abduct them as they were walking home one night. When police investigated the kids admitted they made up the story to explain why they were out late. How about “Sorry we lost track of time” instead of blaming a “Stranger Danger” Boogeyman, scaring a community, and wasting police resources?


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