FREMONT COUNTY (CBS4) – The Colorado State Patrol is warning drivers not to mess around, after a cry for help was determined to be a hoax.

A trooper pulled over a vehicle after spotting a sign in the back window that read, “Help me please!”, not knowing what he’d find.

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(credit: Colorado State Patrol)

It turned out to be a joke, but troopers didn’t find it funny. They had a conversation with the driver, but no one is facing any charges.

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