The Calling singer Alex Band has released photos of the injuries he allegedly sustained during a violent abduction Sunday morning in Michigan … but let”s be honest … they don”t paint a picture of a “near-death” encounter.
Alex”s publicist tells our sources … the singer suffered a fractured lower spine, 15 stitches to the lower chin, 3 broken teeth and is bruised on his side and stomach from a beating that occurred after Band was snatched off a Lapeer, Michigan street by mysterious people in a van.
According to the rep, the only reason Alex escaped with his life is because his captors took mercy on him for having a baby on the way. The rep says Alex told them, “Don”t kill me as I am about to be a dad,” and the captors responded, “We don”t kill fathers.” It”s like something out of a bad movie.
As we first reported, police are investigating the incident … but we”ve tried multiple times to get someone from the PD on the phone and they”re stonewalling it.
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Even though it smells fishy, Band is sticking by his story, insisting, “I was near death due to this unbelievable situation and the rumors are categorically false and not a hoax as reported.”