Mom who lied about attempted abduction facing misdemeanor

February 7, 2013 9:26:00 PM PST
The San Jose mother who made up a story about a stranger trying to kidnap her 2-year-old daughter is now facing a misdemeanor charge.

Jennifer Araujo turned herself in after detectives issued an arrest warrant. She is accused of falsely reporting a crime.

Araujo admitted the kidnapping story was a lie after police alerted the media and released a suspect sketch.