Police: Boy Recants Report of Abduction Attempt

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    Prince George's County police say a 12-year-old boy has recanted his report of an attempted abduction.

    Police announced Sunday that during a follow-up interview the boy told detectives no crime occurred. They say the boy withdrew his earlier report that a man offered him candy and tried to abduct him in Capitol Heights on Friday evening.

    Police Investigate Attempted Abduction in Capitol Heights

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    News4's Shomari Stone is live from Capitol Heights, where police are working to find a suspect wanted for attempting to abduct a 12-year-old boy. (Published Friday, Nov 15, 2013)

    Police say they understand that the report caused great concern in the community and the department does not take the false report lightly.