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#BBCtrending: Would your child go off with a stranger?

A social experiment about child abduction has been watched over 40 million times on YouTube and Facebook.

In the video, Joey Salads tries to lure children away from their parents using a cute puppy. He says he's sounding a warning about "stranger danger". But critics point out that few children are abducted by strangers, and that the video is unnecessarily scaring parents.

Reporter: Anne-Marie Tomchak

Video journalist: Neil Meads

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  • 12 May 2015
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