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Woman Admits Making Up Story About Pleasanton Robbery, Kidnap Attempt

A woman who told police last week that her purse was taken from her and the robbers tried to kidnap her infant son in Pleasanton admitted Tuesday that she fabricated the story, a police sergeant said.

05/22/2013

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Newark Teen Makes False Kidnapping Report To Get Back At Boyfriend

A 15-year-old girl falsely reported a kidnapping on Tuesday in an effort to get back at her boyfriend, according to Newark police.

05/17/2013

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Fremont Police Officers Shoot Pit Bull Responding To Bogus Burglary Report

A dog was shot and injured Thursday night after officers responded to an alleged burglary in progress at a Fremont home that turned out to be a false report made by a teenage neighbor, a police detective said.

08/31/2012

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