Monday, September 28, 2009

Child Abduction Rumors (Northern Ireland)

http://www.ballymenatimes.com/news/Attempted-child-abduction-urban-myth.5664834.jp

Ballymena Times [Northern Ireland]
22 September 2009

Attempted child abduction 'urban myth' - say police

By Staff reporter

RIFE rumours that a little girl had been abducted recently in a Ballymena supermarket were completely unfounded, a local police officer has said.

The circulating speculation included a rumour that the young victim had been led into shop toilets where she was put into boys’ clothes and even given a shaved head to mask her identity by her phantom abductors. [...]

http://u.tv/News/Abduction-story-is-NI-urban-legend/0c4b7b69-386b-488f-ad04-c3722aa7aa5a

UTV [UK]
28 September 2009

Abduction story is NI 'urban legend'

The PSNI have refuted rumours of attempted child abductions at various supermarkets throughout Northern Ireland. [...]