FLINT, Mich. — The 19-yr-previous lady who posted a Fb warning after discovering a shirt laid over her windshield was the sufferer of a “random prank,” police say.
On Feb. sixteen, Ashley Hardacre had simply completed working on the Genesee Valley Mall in Flint, Michigan, and walked throughout the darkish parking zone to her automotive – when she discovered a blue flannel shirt thrown over her windshield and tucked beneath a windshield wiper.
“There have been two automobiles close to me and one was operating so I instantly felt uneasy and knew I couldn’t get out to get it off,” Hardacre defined on Fb. “Fortunately, I knew higher than to take away the shirt with automobiles round me so I drove over to a spot the place I used to be protected and shortly rolled down my window and obtained the shirt off.”
She posted concerning the incident on Fb and it shortly went viral — amassing greater than one hundred,000 shares. The unique submit is not out there.
Flint Township police later made contact with Hardacre and have been capable of monitor down two suspects with a car description, in accordance with MLive.
“Because of these interviews, they admitted to placing the shirt on the car as a random prank,” police stated in a press release. “Additionally, inside video surveillance on the Genesee Valley Middle corroborated their presence on the mall.”
Surveillance video confirmed the lads have been on the mall and had left greater than an hour earlier than she obtained to her automotive.
The lads have since apologized for his or her actions and advised police that they had no concept that the prank might be construed as a human trafficking ploy, the newspaper stories.