(SACRAMENTO.CBSLOCAL) — MODESTO — A post on Facebook warning of a man trying to attack women in Modesto went viral, but Modesto Police say not only was the post not true, the man ended up becoming the victim of a crime himself.
The post was all over Facebook on Friday, complete with a description of the man, and where to find him. It didn’t take long before police say a group of guys took the law into their own hands.
The post warns in all caps of a Modesto man trying to break into homes and assault women, urging people to share to save a woman’s life.
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“The whole area was in a panic, and my boyfriend was like, no you have to drive to work, and I’ll pick you up,” said Hope Davis.