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Fake Shooting Report Leads to Evacuation

Police entered the home and found that the family was safe

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    (Published Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016)

    A call claiming that a woman and her children were under attack in North Attleboro, Massachusetts Wednesday night turned out to be a hoax.

    Residents in the neighborhood were evacuated after police received a call saying a woman had been shot and her children were being held hostage in a bathroom.

    Police entered the home and found that the family was safe.

    A man who lives in the home was briefly taken into custody, but released once police realized the report was a hoax.

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