Bluffdale Police say potential case of inappropriate touching was a misunderstanding

BLUFFDALE, Utah — Police in Bluffdale asked for help in a potential case of inappropriate touching Wednesday but now say it was all a misunderstanding.

Police posted footage of a man who they said was accused of  slapping a child on the buttocks and asked for help identifying him.

Officers later spoke with the man in question and said the situation was a misunderstanding.

Police said the man had patted the child on the side while passing by him, and the boy had told his parents a man had hit him on the buttocks.

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