Another Tempe Girl Lies About Attempted Abduction. WTF?
Call off the dogs -- for the second time in less than a month, a Tempe girl's claim that a man tried to abduct her turned out to be BS.
Since our earlier post about a bald white guy trying to lure a 10-year-old girl into his truck by offering her candy, the Tempe Police Department announced that the girl's claim was "not truthful."
If you read our earlier post, we would like to take this opportunity to apologize to perverts everywhere. The lame "candy in the truck" routine prompted us to question the creativity of perverts. We were wrong -- apparently, it's the creativity of false-reporters that could use a little work.
On November 3, another Tempe girl made a similar claim that turned out to be false.
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The girl, 11, told police she was riding her bike to Fees Middle School near Baseline Road and Lakeshore Drive just before 7 a.m., when she was approached by an unidentified man.
The man got out of his car and grabbed the girl's arm but she fought him off and was able to get away.
Tempe Sergeant Steve Carbajal tells New Times he won't speculate as to why the girl made up the story.
We asked if the attention the first faux-abduction garnered could have motivated the second girl to make up the story. But the girls, Carbajal says, go to different schools. So it's not likely the second girl even knew about the first faux-abduction.
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