UVA police say attempted abduction call was fake

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- UPDATE: The University of Virginia Police Department says a call about an attempted abduction on July 20 was made up.

Police received the call on Saturday and the alleged victim said there was an attempted abduction and forcible fondling.

On Tuesday, police say the complainant admitted the report was false.

Police are now deciding whether to move forward with criminal charges for filing a false report.
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The UVA Police Department is investigating a possible abduction involving forcible fondling in the area of 180 Copeley Road.

Police are looking for the suspect's vehicle, which is an older model Honda Civic that's dark in color and has damage to the front quarter panel.

Police believe five men were in the car, which went toward Emmet Street.

If you have any information on the incident, you can call the UVA Police Department at (434) 924-7166 or send an email to police@virginia.edu.



 
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