Girl signaling for help from car's back seat was hoax: CHP
KTXL / California Highway Patrol
Officers received reports of a girl in the backseat of a car holding up a piece of paper that read “Help me."

via KTXL:

STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) -- The California Highway Patrol received reports of a girl signaling for help from the back seat of a car. Around 5:02 p.m. Jan. 11, officers received reports of a girl in the back seat of a car holding up a piece of paper that said “Help me.”

Officials located the car on Highway 99 near 8 Mile Road in Stockton and made a high-risk stop.

That’s when they found out the girl had made it all up, and that she thought it was a fun thing to do.

The woman said she didn’t know what her daughter had been doing. Officers let them leave without citing them.

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