ORANGE (CBSLA.com) — Police called off an investigation into an attempted abduction of a 7-year-old boy after the report was found to be a hoax, authorities said Tuesday.READ MORE: Palmdale Man Arrested In Attempted Kidnapping On Tuesday
The incident was initially reported to have occurred around 6:10 p.m. Monday in an industrial park the 800 block of North Battavia Street in Orange, authorities said.
A 7-year-old boy said he was grabbed while he was riding his bike in an alley in the 800 block of North Battavia Street, police said.READ MORE: Kat Von D Closing West Hollywood Tattoo Shop, Moving To Indiana
The child claimed he had wiggled free and ran away.
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