Police: Girl made up attempted kidnapping report

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SAN DIEGO – Police ended their search for two men in Tierrasanta after a girl admitted to authorities that she made up an attempted kidnapping story.

Earlier Thursday, a girl claimed two men attempted to kidnap her at the 10,000 block of Waldron Court in Tierrasanta just before 1 p.m., San Diego police said. Officers were seen in the neighborhood around 2 p.m. looking for the men.

At 3:30 p.m., police said the girl recanted her story and they ended their search.

A similar incident was reported to SDPD on July 21 in the same location. Police had searched the area then, but no one was found. They later released a sketch of a man who followed a girl.