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Police: 9-Year-Old Accuser in Attempted Abduction Case Recants Story

Families in Peabody, Massachusetts are on edge after a man dragged a 9-year-old boy toward some woods in an attempted kidnapping

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    Police: 9-Year-Old Accuser in Attempted Abduction Case Recants Story
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    Police investigating an alleged child abduction attempt in Peabody, Massachusetts, say that the 9-year-old accuser has recanted his story.

    The young boy told police that a man approached him from behind Tuesday, covering his mouth and dragging him behind William A. Welch Elementary School.

    Friday, police said they closed their investigation after the boy recanted his allegation.

    Parents in town were on edge after details of the alleged incident came to light.

    Attempted Child Kidnapper Sought in Peabody

    [NECN] Attempted Child Kidnapper Sought in Peabody

    Parents in Peabody, Massachusetts are on edge after the attempted abduction of a 9-year-old boy.

    (Published Thursday, May 23, 2019)

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