Saturday, January 14, 2012

Baby Stroller Used as Bait for Carjacking (Fresno)

KFSN-TV [Fresno, CA]
14 January 2012

Baby stroller may have been used as bait for carjacking

Corin Hoggard

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Fresno woman got a huge fright when she almost became a victim to criminals using a baby stroller as bait.

It's a scenario that sounds a lot like an urban legend from a few years ago, but this time, there's a real victim right here in the Valley. It happened on the Herndon frontage road near Harrison in Northwest Fresno.

The unusual crime attempt happened on a street darkened by copper wire theft last weekend. The woman tells Action News she almost became a victim because she thought there might be a baby in the middle of the road. Now, her story has gone viral. [...]