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Cindy McCain apologizes after police dispute claims of human trafficking at Phoenix airport

Posted: 8:19 AM, Feb 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-07 13:50:58-05
Cindy McCain apologizes after police dispute claims of human trafficking at Phoenix airport

Phoenix poilce say they found no evidence of human trafficking at the city's airport after Cindy McCain, the wife of late Senator John McCain, recounted a story of stopping a child from being trafficked .

On Monday, McCain told KTAR-TV that last week, she saw a toddler waiting with a woman at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and that "something didn't look right."</p>

According to The Daily Beast , McCain was quoted as saying she was concerned because the woman and child were of "different ethnicities."

Police said Wednesday that they went to the airport to investigate, and found "no evidence of a criminal conduct or child endangerment."

McCain tweeted the following response on Wednesday evening: