Woman lies to police about child being locked in car so they come and help her find the keysBy Mason White 5:02 PM April 1, 2014
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By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) A Colorado woman is in trouble after she called 911 and made up a story about her child being locked in her car.
The 26-year-old woman of Denver, managed to get a quick response from police and firefighters.
Erica Lyle called 911 and told the operator that she accidentally locked her car door with her child inside and she could not find the keys.
However, when police and firefighters arrived, they found the car but no child inside, according to police.
According to a police report, Lyle told police that she was “going crazy because she could not find the keys to her car,” and wanted help to unlock the car.
Lyle apparently lost her car keys and was getting frustrated about the situation, but rather than calling a locksmith she called 911 for help. Knowing that police officers would not come out to find her keys the woman lied about her child being inside the car, police said.
Firefighters unlocked the car. While officers were still at the scene, a child came out of the house with car keys in his hand.