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Major Emergency Response Turns Out To Be Prank

A major response from emergency personnel to a call of a possible suicide, turned out to be a hoax. Grass Valley Police Lieutenant Steve Johnson says the call came in around 3:30 yesterday afternoon…

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Nevada City Police, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department, State Parks, Highway Patrol, as well as fire and medical personnel also responded, and a perimeter was set up near South Auburn and Empire Streets…

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Johnson says they now believe that the original call actually came from out of the country…

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Police think the caller got the number and address through communication with the 14 year-old boy in a chat room.

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