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A UMD student has been charged with making up a story about a robbery at gunpoint.
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A UMD student has been charged with making up a story about a robbery at gunpoint.

A University of Maryland student has been charged with making up a story about being robbed at gunpoint because she owed money to a relative.

Prince George's County police say Teshauna Jones, 18, has been charged with making a false statement.

Police have investigated several recent robberies on and around the College Park campus. Jones told police that she was robbed around midnight Monday as she walked home from the College Park Metro station. Numerous officers and police dogs responded to the scene to search for a suspect.

Police say they reviewed surveillance footage and discovered that the events described by Jones did not occur. She was re-interviewed, and police say she admitted fabricating the robbery.

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