Police: Teen faked attempted kidnapping

June 12, 2009 5:48:08 AM PDT
Police in Delaware say a teen who reported an attempted kidnapping and sexual assault earlier this week made up the story to cover up a visit to her boyfriend without her parents' permission.

Investigators tell Action News they noticed discrepancies in the teen's story and when they confronted the teen she admitted making up the story.

The girl told police that she was walking through the rear of the Pathmark parking lot in the 100 block of College Square around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, when the man forced her into a car.

Police say the girl told investigators that the man tried to sexually assault her as he drove. But she escaped and ran to a nearby Boston Market where she screamed for help.

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