Police Address Alleged Attempted Abductions At Ocean County Target

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  STAFFORD – The Stafford Township Police Department have published a statement regarding the viral Facebook posts that describe alleged attempted abductions at the Target Shopping Center in the Stafford Park Plaza this week.

  “We would like to assure the public that we take these incidents seriously, and always investigate any suspicious activity to its logical conclusion,” Stafford Police wrote.

  According to police, they found no criminal activity or intent after investigating the first incident. At this time the second incident is still under investigation. Police did say they have not found anything “to believe that there are individuals targeting young females in our town.”

  “As always, please remain vigilant, and be aware of your surroundings,” Stafford Police said.

  If anyone sees something suspicious, you can call 911 and the department’s direct line at 609-597-8581.