Hampden Township teen abduction claim was false

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HAMPDEN TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Hampden Township Police and FBI investigators have determined that a 15 year old township girl’s claim that she was abducted last weekend was false.

On Saturday, June 25, Township police began a missing investigation after it was reported the teenager had failed to report for work at the Hampden Township pool. Later the evening, the juvenile contacted her family via phone and arranged to meet them near her home.

According to her family, she alleged that she had been abducted from a roadway near her home and later returned to a location near her residence. Hampden Township Police interviewed the juvenile as part of their ongoing investigation. Township Police had already contacted the FBI for their assistance.

As a result of their careful investigation, Hampden Township in concurrence with the FBI concluded that the juvenile had not been abducted. Police investigators and the FBI to mitigate citizen’s concerns about potential abductors in the community, wanted to stress that there had been no abduction.

The investigation into the incident continues.

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