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Kidnapping call could have been a scam

The Churchill County Sheriff's Office investigated an alleged kidnapping of a Fallon woman that may have occurred a week ago, said Sheriff Ben Trotter.

According to Trotter, a 20-year-old man notified law enforcement agencies at about 2:30 p.m. of an alleged kidnapping of a woman with whom he had texted and talked but never met in person.

"Supposedly, she lived in a house behind the hospital," Trotter said.

The man said he had received a call at about 1 p.m. from the female, age unknown, saying she was with six other women in a van heading toward Las Vegas. The …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 10, 2012 10:40AM Published Oct 10, 2012 10:38AM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.