San Antonio police: Sheila Eubank faked kidnapping to get day off from work

Sheila Eubank, 48, charged with aggravated perjury

Headline Goes Here

SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio woman is accused of faking her own kidnapping and lying to police so she could get a day off from work.

According to an arrest affidavit, Sheila Eubank, 48, was charged with aggravated perjury.

The affidavit stated on Oct. 10 that police found Eubank asleep in her car, tied-up in a field near Ray Ellison Boulevard and Brook Valley.

Eubank told police she was at an ATM at Security Service at Loop 1604 and Bandera Road when a man with a knife jumped into her car, the affidavit stated.

Eubank said the man forced her to drive across the city while he conducted drug deals. However, investigators say her story didn't pan out and they had video evidence to prove it.

According to the court document, during the time Eubank said she was kidnapped, she was seen on surveillance video buying a lottery ticket and not under any duress.

Eubank was seen at the Security Service ATM, but surveillance video showed her withdrawing money while smiling, the affidavit stated.

Detectives questioned Eubank and said she admitted to making up the story because she wanted the day off from work and also wanted some attention, the affidavit stated.

Copyright 2012 by All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.