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WSP says Olympia abduction report a hoax

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018

Associated Press

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Patrol says a reported a possible abduction at a downtown Olympia park was a hoax.

The Patrol said Thursday that all involved have been confirmed safe and detectives will work with prosecutors on possible charges.

Earlier Thursday authorities asked for information about a possible abduction late Wednesday night at Heritage Park.

The Patrol said troopers were called after people reported seeing five to six males dressed in white, plastic hooded-jumpsuits grab three people and restrain them with zip ties.

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