The Miami-Dade Police Department has received information that an email is being circulated claiming to be a "Sheriff’s Department Warning" a new way for gang members to rape women. The body of the email states the following:
“This is from the County Sheriff’s Department, please read this message very carefully:
This message is for any lady who goes to work, college or school or even driving or walking the streets alone. If you find a young person crying on the road showing you their address and is asking you to take them to that address... take that child to the POLICE STATION!! No matter what you do, DON'T go to that address. This is a new way for gang members (MS13) to rape women. Please forward this message to all ladies & guys so that they can inform their sisters & friends and family. Please don't feel shy to forward this message. Our 1 message may save a life.
At this time, the Miami-Dade Police Department has not issued such a release nor have we received any reports to substantiate these claims. If you receive such e-mail, please do not forward. We do, however, urge the public to use caution should they come across a questionable incident that involves the aforementioned scenario. When in doubt, do not stop to render aid, call 9-1-1 and provide the information to the police.