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Fayetteville police: Teen's report untrue

Posted March 16, 2013

— Fayetteville police called off the search Saturday evening for a teen who had been reported missing earlier in the day.

The report that Desiree Kenyatta Mace, 15, had been taken from her Providence Street home, possibly against her will, turned out to be fake, police said.

Desiree, a junior at Pine Forest Senior High School, was never in danger.

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  • joepro1964 Mar 18, 10:45 a.m.

    Further investigations (if they are worth it) take time. Let the case run its course if indeed it was an intentional "false report".

  • Bob3425 Mar 18, 10:31 a.m.

    75Tarheel - you're right but they won't.

  • AHO Mar 18, 10:29 a.m.

    Did anyone get charged for filing a false report?

  • Lightfoot3 Mar 18, 10:25 a.m.

    "Someone needs to be charge with filing a false report and have the costs of the investigation attributed to whoever called this false report in. That will get her some attention." - 75Tarheel


    I second this!

  • 75Tarheel Mar 18, 8:58 a.m.

    Someone needs to be charge with filing a false report and have the costs of the investigation attributed to whoever called this false report in. That will get her some attention.