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El Dorado Sheriff’s called to hoax at Vikingsholm

At 4:40 p.m. on Saturday law enforcement was told there was a man down and bleeding on Vikingsholm Trail.

When emergency personnel arrived minutes later there wasn’t a trace of the man or any problem. El Dorado County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Watson said deputies determined incident was a group of kids playing a prank.

The initial report that came to California Highway Patrol said a male was on the ground about 300 yards down the trail bleeding and possibly handcuffed.



Deputies had the scene clear by 5:10 p.m. A witness reportedly told a deputy that they saw the “injured” man get up and leave in a late model Sports Utility Vehicle with two other white males in their mid-to late-20s. Watson said the SUV may have been a Dodge Durango or a Cherokee.


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