- Associated Press - Friday, May 8, 2015

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Fall River police are no longer investigating what at first they called an attempted abduction after the 60-year-old woman who reported the incident said she may have been mistaken.

The woman said two men in a white van tried to abduct her off a city street on Wednesday evening. The van was caught on surveillance video.

Police said Thursday that the woman has a history of mental illness, and after tracking down the van and talking to the owners, are confident that no crime occurred.

The owner of the van says the whole episode has left her shaken.

She tells The Herald News (https://bit.ly/1KpSq7c ) she’s distraught and afraid to drive the van around the city with her 6-month-old baby after people made online threats about burning or vandalizing the vehicle.


Information from: The (Fall River, Mass.) Herald News, https://www.heraldnews.com

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