STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – The Sterling Heights Police Department says a post on Facebook that has gone viral about an attempted abduction is not true and the incident never occurred.

The post says an incident at Lakeside Mall involved a person who “attempted to abduct” another person by using a syringe.

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Police are telling the community that the post stating police found the woman in a van is also not true.

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“The Sterling Heights Police Department reviewed all prior incidents and reports to assure this incident never occurred. Our reviews confirmed that we were never sent to a call with this circumstances, nor were any of our officers ever involved with a situation resembling these facts. We then spoke with Lakeside Mall security who also has never had a report on this type of incident,” the Facebook post said.

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