EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSABDUCTION CALL
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Police Respond To Abduction Call; Turns Out To Be False Alarm
Reported by: Kallie Cart
Web Producer: Kallie Cart
Also Contributing: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Apr. 7, 2012 11:37 PM EDT
Updated: Apr. 8, 2012 10:38 AM EDT
Nitro , Kanawha County , West Virginia
A report of a possible abduction in Nitro Saturday night turned out to be a false alarm.
Several police agencies responded to a home off Main Street after a report of a possible abduction.
Sunday morning, Officer Blake, with the Nitro Police Department, said they had no evidence confirming that a child had actually been taken.
People have been on edge recently after several reports of attempted abductions in various cities throughout West Virginia.
A scary situation in Nitro had a lot of people on edge Saturday night, but it may have been a false alarm.
Several police agencies responded to a home off of Main Street for reports of an attempted abduction. Eyewitness News sent a crew to the scene where police officers were investigating the call. Nitro Mayor Rusty Casto told Eyewitness News police were trying to determine whether a child had been abducted.
As of 11:45 Saturday night Metro 911 said police were not able to confirm if an abduction or an attempted abduction had happened.
People have been on edge the past few weeks after several reports of attempted abductions of children in various towns.
We will continue to update this story as we get more information.
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