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Boy fakes kidnapping because he didn’t want to go to the dentist Published: June 21, 2014

Last May, police in the French village of St. Gervais came across a young boy who was hiding, Yahoo News reports. When they asked why he was hiding, the boy launched into a story of how he had been abducted by a stranger in the nearby town of Bagnois and had only just managed to escape. As The Local reports, it wouldn’t be until after police officers launched a full investigation that they realized the 12-year-old hadn’t actually been kidnapped. He was just trying to skip out on a trip to the dentist.

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