CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police in Brooklyn said a young brother and sister made up the story about an apparent stalker who is accused of targeting them before and after school.
The 8-year-old girl and her 12-year-old brother recanted the story on Monday evening.
They had said a man was hiding between cars near their school bus pickup location in Crown Heights.
Police confirmed that the story was indeed false.
Children recant story on suspected family stalker in Brooklyn