Police: SW Atlanta kidnapping report a misunderstanding - FOX 13 News

Police: SW Atlanta kidnapping report a misunderstanding

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Police say a report of a kidnapped child in southwest Atlanta on Thursday morning was a misunderstanding.

Police were called out to the 900 block of Sells Avenue shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday after a report that a child was trying to get away from a man. They reported that the man eventually was able to get the child into the car.

Investigators later learned the man was the stepfather of a child with special needs. He was attempting to take the child to school.

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