Search for abductor cancelled after Fresno Co. Sheriff finds 'inconsistencies' in 8-year-old's story

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Search for abductor cancelled after 'inconsistencies' found in child's story

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office has stopped its search for the alleged abductor of an 8-year-old boy after finding "inconsistencies" in the child's story.

The boy claimed he was playing by himself near a canal near Peach and Nebraska when he says a man grabbed him from behind, covered his eyes and began running.

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The boy said he was thrown into the back of a white truck, but managed to escape and find his way home safely.

Deputies say detectives conducted multiple follow-up interviews, but later determined there was no credible threat.
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