Friday, January 13, 2012

Child Abducted, Head Shaved (Kilkenny)

Kilkenny Advertiser [Ireland]
13 January 2012

Abduction rumours refuted by shopping centre management

By Naoise Coogan

MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre has moved to reassure the Kilkenny public that a rumour surrounding the abduction of a child at the shopping centre over the Christmas is entirely untrue.

Donie Butler centre manager at the facility said this week in a statement that an assertion by an anonymous contributor to Facebook in December claiming that a “young person was abducted at the centre” prior to Christmas and “had their head shaved in the public toilets” is both absolutely false and untrue. [...]