The Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (COCPO) has denied there have been kidnapping incidents in the city as spread in texts and social media.
In its Facebook page, COCPO said there have been no reports of kidnapping incidents particularly in Bulua belying texts and forwarded posts in social media such as the one shown below. Police further cautioned residents in forwarding unverified reports which can cause worry and concern particularly among parents. Nevertheless, police still advised the public to be vigilant against all types of crime and report to the nearest police station any incident which needs police action.
Read statement of police below.