Report of teen girl's abduction a hoax, Creek County investigators call off search for victim

KELLYVILLE, Okla. - A report of an abduction Tuesday morning at a Creek County bus stop was a hoax.

Deputies say a witness who called 911 saying she saw a girl being grabbed and put into a pickup truck has since admitted the abduction never happened.

Investigators said a 911 call was received just before 7 a.m. from a girl who said she was being followed. A second call was received from the witness, who said the victim's phone was tossed on the ground at the Kellyville bus stop near Cedar Lane and Post Oak road during the alleged abduction.

The superintendent of Kellyville Schools said hours later all students who were absent Tuesday from the elementary, middle and high schools were accounted for, leading investigators to try to determine whether the abduction actually occurred.

Authorities initially received conflicting reports on the girl's age but said she was 14 to 17 years old. 

Authorities said an Amber Alert was never issued because of the lack of information, including a victim's identification.

Investigators determined the alleged victim's cellphone was a display phone with no service, according to a release from Creek County investigators.

While the witness was being interviewed, investigators say she admitted making the story up.

Creek County Det. Drew Mullinex said the search was called off around noon, hours after investigators began searching for the suspect -- a tall white male driving a newer gray Ford extended cab truck.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, troopers received information from motorists about a truck that matched the suspect's. By 9 a.m. troopers pulled the truck over on Highway 412 north of Keystone Lake. The driver was interviewed for nearly an hour before he was cleared and allowed to leave.

Deputies say the girl who called in the abduction, a 14-year-old Kellyville student, initially gave investigators a possible victim's name but detectives located that person on a school bus.

It isn't clear what, if any, charges the girl could face.

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