Miscommunication spurs false kidnapping report
SEATTLE -- Reports of a man trying to kidnap two children from a Queen Anne Hill after school program were false, Seattle police said, and caused by a miscommunication among program administrators and parents. Police sent out an alert Friday after a man came to the after school program Coe Elementary School and tried to check two children out of the program. The man knew the names of the children, and said he was there on behalf of their father. But when the man never went to the administration building to sign out the children, staff grew suspicious and called police.