Ocean City Police Department Says Dangerous Man Social Media Post is a Hoax

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Ocean City, MD, USA 04-18-2021: A Ford Explorer Police vehicle belonging to Ocean City Police department is idling near the board walk. This is a K-9 unit with the trained dog inside the car.

OCEAN CITY, MD – A dangerous man is on the loose in Ocean City. That’s what a post being shared virally on social media claims, but today, Ocean City Police officers debunked the entire story.

“We have been made aware of a worrisome post made in a local Facebook group. We have looked into the post and was able to determine it was a hoax,” the department reported on Friday. “Other police departments on the Eastern Shore have reported similar posts going around lately in local social media groups. Please be advised none of these have been found to be credible. Below is an example of a HOAX post.”