Amber Alert About Missing 7 Year Old Girl In Pleasants Co. Is Fake

By: Phillip Hickman Email
By: Phillip Hickman Email

Pleasants County authorities say an Amber Alert that is supposedly being sent out to people is fake.

The St. Marys Police Department has been getting calls about the alert which is being emailed and text messaged to people.

St. Marys Police Chief Bill Stull says the alert claims that a 7 year-old girl from St. Marys was abducted.

But, Stull says he has confirmed that the Amber Alert is indeed bogus.

He says there is no report of a missing girl or abduction in St. Mary's or Pleasants County.

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  • by melinda Location: madison ohio on Feb 27, 2009 at 09:00 AM
    i got this same text today saying a 7 year old was taken by a man in a silver truck with the plate 72b381! this is so meazn i dont understand why people would make a FAKE amber alert thats just wrong!!!
  • by Brenda Location: Cincinnati area on Feb 12, 2009 at 01:50 PM
    My grandaughter sent me what sounds like this same amber alert to my phone Feb 10 and it said man was driving a newer silver truck, no mention of where it happened.
  • by Barbara Location: Southern Maryland on Feb 12, 2009 at 06:16 AM
    Whoever started the alert should have the beating of a lifetime!!! A false claim that a child is missing is cruel and makes a lot of people waste their time unnecessarily. If they keep doing this before long noone will believe it and if a child really needs help, no one will pay any attention!
  • by Cheryl Location: Jones on Feb 10, 2009 at 02:24 PM
    I got the same text and i live in SC. I also got it in my email. So who ever did this same on you.
  • by Laura Location: Mansfield, Ohio on Feb 10, 2009 at 02:20 PM
    Now we are getting the same text about St. Mary school in Mansfield, Ohio. Lesson learned - check these things out before you forward them please.
  • by Anonymous Location: Pennsboro on Feb 10, 2009 at 01:59 PM
    I got the text and believed it at first until i was told it was fake. People need to use the Amber Alert for real abductions and stop playing around and grow up. People keep playing with the Alert System then it will come down to when a real abduction does happen then no one is going to take it seriously. So who ever did this grow up and get a life.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 10, 2009 at 01:50 PM
    for the waverly who posted the comment there facts are straight. and the text originated from st. marys pa. and has just made it this far. yes it is scary to see people take something so serious and make it into a practical joke. how sad.
  • by Anonymous Location: vienna on Feb 10, 2009 at 01:47 PM
    There is no poor missing girl ricardo....this same e-mail was going around in Maryland and Utah yesterday. Anyone can easily check the national amber alert website to see if there is a legitamate amber alert...or check some of the hoax websites to see if it is real or not.
  • by Ricardo Location: Waverly on Feb 10, 2009 at 12:12 PM
    But I heard that this is real... except it happened in Parkersburg...not St. Marys! Get your facts straight and maybe we can save some poor little girl...
  • by eb96 Location: harrisville on Feb 10, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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