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HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Police in Hopewell Township say a child made up a story about a man wearing a New England Patriots’ hat attempting to lure him into a car.

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Hopewell Township Police said the child told them it happened Monday at Croxall Avenue and Alden Street.

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The boy said he was walking his dog in the neighborhood when he was allegedly approached by a man driving a white BMW with black wheels and an “I love the Patriots” bumper sticker.

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But now police say the child’s story is false.