Charges filed in 911 hoax - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Charges filed in 911 hoax

NASHVILLE, TN (WMC-TV) - The girl authorities believe was responsible for making a series of phone calls that led to an Amber Alert earlier this month has been charged with filing a false police report.

A spokesperson for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said late Friday afternoon that petitions have been issued for a 14-year-old Caruthersville, Missouri girl.

According to the TBI, the girl called 911 claiming she and her 10-year-old sister had been molested, prompting officials to issue the Amber Alert.

Additional charges against the girl may come later, once the investigation is complete.

The girl's identity has not been released.

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