Thursday, January 19, 2012

Police: Girl made up story about near abduction

MIDDLETOWN — Middletown police have learned that the 12-year-old girl who said she was nearly abducted this week made up the story.

During the third interview Friday night, the juvenile, a Franklin Junior High School student, said while she was waiting for a bus on Wednesday morning, she heard a noise in a wooded area, started to run home, fell and scraped her hand.

Earlier, she told police that she was injured following a brief struggle with the man who tried to abduct her at knife point. She told detectives she did not see a subject in the wooded area as she had said earlier.

Detective Steve Winters said the girl will not be charged with any crime.

Contact this reporter at (513) 705-2842 or rmccrabb@coxohio.com.

http://www.middletownjournal.com/news/middletown-news/police-girl-made-up-story-about-near-abduction-1312587.html