Police: Mother fabricated story about attempted child abduction in Hempstead

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The mother who reported the attempted abduction of her 1-year-old son in Hempstead Tuesday is now being accused of fabricating the entire story, police say.

Jemiah Guerrera Cadova told police that she was pushing her son in a stroller on Fulton Avenue when a man attempted to snatch the child.

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The 24-year-old said that the suspect threw the child onto the pavement after she fought back.

Police are now saying that the story was made up because the child was unrestrained and fell out of his stroller.

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