Essex County OPP Warn Of “Serial Killer Or Abductor” Hoax

The Ontario Provincial Police Essex County Detachment are warning the public about a hoax going around on social media saying, "a serial killer or abductor is currently hunting in Leamington." Police say this post has been posted to community sites across Canada and the USA over Facebook with the sole intent to incite fear within those communities.

Essex County OPP would like to advise the public that there is no known threat to the communities within Essex County associated with the post.

Community members who see the post are encouraged to report the post to Facebook by clicking the top right of the hoax post.

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