APD warns against social media rumors - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

APD warns against social media rumors

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- The Alexandria Police Department is warning residents about a social media rumor circulating that claims a serial rapist is on the loose.

Police say they have received many calls and questions about the post that says a rapist, wearing a pillowcase over his head, is targeting women in the city.

APD says those rumors are completely untrue. In addition, police request that the public stop spreading the post.

Police say, if there ever was a threat, both the media and public would be immediately notified.
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