Young girl's practical joke prompts major police response

WNYT Staff
Created: January 14, 2020 06:59 AM

A young girl’s practical joke prompted a major police presence in California.           

The California Highway Patrol got reports there was a young girl in the backseat holding up a piece of paper with the words: "Help me, she's not my mom!! help!!"    


Six units rushed in to pull the car over.

Troopers discovered that it was just a joke, and the girl did it for fun.          

Eventually they were allowed to leave, but not before an officer snapped a picture of the sign.

Copyright 2020 - WNYT-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Comment on Facebook
Community bands together in effort to stop Albany violence

Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case

Concerns growing with Rotterdam EMS currently down two ambulances

Rep. Stefanik busy in re-election campaigns for herself and President Trump

Cyberattack targets town of Colonie computer system