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2 Taberg children accused of prank calling state police

Two children from Taberg are facing charges after they allegedly prank called New York State Police.

Posted: Apr 3, 2018 11:47 AM

Two children from Taberg are facing charges after they allegedly prank called New York State Police.

Police say around 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 2, the state police communications desk in Oneida received multiple calls from a male attempting to order food. Shortly after that they received a call from the same number from a female requesting help, claiming her mother is on the floor. Police say they heard a scream and then the call disconnected.

Police say a 14-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl were misusing emergency services by prank calling state police.

The two children were each arrested and charged with misdemeanor third-degree falsely reporting and incident. They were issued appearance tickets for Oneida County Family Court.

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