ORANGE ( — 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.

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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.

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The child claimed he had wiggled free and ran away.

Police now say the child fabricated the entire report.

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