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Davenport child made up attempted abduction

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Posted at 9:20 PM, Mar 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-10 21:29:54-05
Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff's Office have stopped their search for an attempted kidnapping suspect.
 
The sheriff said the child has admitted to making up the story.
 
On Thursday, the girl told a detective that she made the incident up, because she was tired of walking home a mile from the bus stop to her house each day. 
 
She will be charged with Filing a False Police Report.
 
Sheriff Grady Judd said, "While we are disappointed that this child lied to us, we are very happy that there isn't someone riding around in Davenport trying to lure kids into his car. At the very least, we are dealing with a child who lied to us and wasted our resources, but the good news is, we didn't have an actual kidnapping or worse." 
 
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