Mayor: East Carondelet 11-year-old's abduction claim was false - KMOV.com

Mayor: East Carondelet 11-year-old's abduction claim was false

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EAST CARONDELET, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The mayor of East Carondelet, Illinois says an 11-year-old girl’s claim regarding an attempted abduction was false.

Police said an 11-year-old girl and her 19-year-old sister told authorities they were walking in a park near the intersection of South 7th and Eddy around 7:45 p.m. Sunday. They told police a man approached them and tried to grab the 11-year-old girl.

The town’s mayor, Herb Simmons, told News 4 that results of an investigation have proven the girls’ claims to be unfounded.

It is not clear if any charges will be filed in the case.

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