California Mom Faked Daughter's Abduction, Police Say

Jenny Araujo called 911 to report a stranger trying to take her 3-year-old.
3:00 | 01/18/13

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I'm upset that this -- was perpetrated. -- my baby's mother for reasons unknown. Curtis -- -- the father the three year old girl whose mother said was the target of an attempted kidnapping in front of her own home in San Jose police now say it was all a lie. But like most everyone else were -- believe the story. Despite warnings from family and friends who reminded him of things the girl's mother had said in the past I was basically telling them well. -- wouldn't go this what the -- To make up the story this. Big all of this began Tuesday when -- Iraq have made a call to 911 saying is stranger in her neighborhood approached her daughter and try to stature from our arms. He nailed down to talk to my three year old and he just picked her by her ankles and started to pull her from -- investigators canvassed the area interviewed neighbors and -- came up with a composite sketch of the man based on Iraq whose descriptions. But after a while they noticed inconsistencies. With her story. The investigators started to push a little bit harder. Decided to bring India and the mother and again and it didn't take too long and she finally confessed to that could -- -- neighbors are relieved an upset at the same time. -- was angry when I heard it was a -- he -- that. Wow she put us through a lot of anxiety and warlock has been embroiled in -- custody battle with Iraq over their two daughters has no idea what the motive might it didn't. He says it's the latest in a string of lies. Told all her friends and my family that my daughter had -- And it wasn't until one of her friends who was a nurse -- -- about the treatment that she was receiving that she came up she came clean.

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