Police: Teen accused of reporting fake abduction

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HACKETTSTOWN -

A 17-year-old girl has been arrested after police say she reported a fake abduction.

Hackettstown police say the teen told them that she was abducted by a man she didn't know on March 1. They say the teen then reported she was released a short time later.

Investigators later determined the incident never happened.

The teen has been charged with providing a false report to law enforcement.

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