Police asked for information from the public Thursday morning after a reported kidnapping of two girls, but later said at least one of the girls knew the man who picked them up. and both were alright.
Witnesses had told police that the girls were forced to get into a white SUV at about 8:30 a.m. in the area of Coral Ridge Court and Wallingford Drive.
“Follow-up work by RPD officers and detectives has established that a kidnapping did not occur. The subject who picked up the two girls is known to at least one of them. The girls have been located and are OK,” police said in a statement issued shortly before 11 a.m.