A man who was mistakenly identified online as a known sex offender was involved in an altercation because of a picture that was published.The news publication Kildare Now has issued an apology, after a photograph of a man mistakenly believed to be a sex offender was wrongly shared by a commenter on its Facebook page.
German newspaper Bild has issued a retraction over its 6 February 2017 story claiming that a marauding group of up to 900 drunk migrants and refugees ran rampant though an upmarket area of the city committing sexual assaults. Their hands were everywhere,” the discredited article quoted one woman as saying.“They took me under the skirt, between my legs, my breasts, everywhere. But police have said there is no substance to the claims, and have begun investigating the ‘witnesses’ for false claims about a criminal offence.Although the band’s halftime shows are entirely the members’ projects with no prior review by the university administration, we regret any offense, particularly if Baylor fans may have felt unwelcome in our stadium.While we know that the MOB did not intend in any way to make light of the serious issue of sexual assault, we are concerned that some people may have interpreted the halftime performance in that vein.If you’re under 18 and want to get tested for a sexually transmitted infection (STI), SH:24 won’t tell your parents or guardian.
We won’t share your results or any information about your treatment, as long as we believe that you fully understand the information you’re given, and the decisions you’re making.Police said they are continuing to investigate those behind the hoax and may seek to recover investigation costs from them.The hoax came a year after Cologne’s New Year's celebrations which saw about 1000 men attack women in the city square.“There were no massive mob attacks by masses of refugees,” local police said in a statement.Extensive investigations by police have shown the accusations to be “untenable and without foundation.” “The inspections of all emergency calls and mission logs of the night showed no evidence of the criminal offenses and the alleged mobs,” police said.Should people be told if a sex offender has moved into an area?