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Australian Woman Arrested for Luring Pitt Teen Online

Posted July 2, 2007 8:10 a.m. EDT

— An Australian woman is in jail accused of trying to abduct a Pitt County teen.

Authorities said Tamara Broome, 31, was arrested on June 26 when she got off a train in Rocky Mount.

Investigators said she came to the United States to find the 17-year-old teen she met on the Internet.

Authorities found the boy at RDU International on June 22 trying to a catch a flight to see the woman.//