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Girl admits attempted abduction story a lie

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Girl admits attempted abduction story a lie

KGMI News Reporting
By Mike Curtiss

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A young girl who told Bellingham Police that a man tried to abduct her on Saturday has recanted her claim.

The 10-year-old girl admitted to a police detective on Tuesday that she made up the entire story.

Lieutenant Rick Sucee says the community no longer has to be concerned about a possible kidnapper in the Columbia Neighborhood.

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Police sent out a warning to local media to advise the public of the incident.

Sucee says police will fully investigate every kidnapping report, and it always pays to be vigilant.