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Hoax safety warning scares women in North Yorkshire

Hoax safety warning scares women in North Yorkshire

4:37pm 14th September 2010

Police are reassuring women drivers gangs aren't targetting them in North Yorkshire.

It's after a text message was mail-shot out telling us to "be safe".

It warned motorists were stopping when they saw a a person covered by a blanket to see if everything was OK.

The text alleged the object was in fact a car seat and a gang would then attacking the woman who'd stopped.

But North Yorkshire Police now say "No such incidents have been reported in our county The text message appears to be yet another hoax."

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