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Kids charged for 911 prank calls

April 15, 2008 8:42:48 AM PDT
Two children from outside Akron, Ohio, are in hot water after making prank calls to 911, claiming they were kidnapped.Officials said the children begged to be rescued, saying they were being held in a dark room.

The calls began last Friday night and continued into Saturday. Officials said the children described local landmarks instead of ones where they claimed to be.

Authorities launched a massive search, then learned the children, a 13-year old girl and her 8-year-old cousin, were making prank phone calls because they were bored.

The pranksters will face charges.


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