A 16-Year-Old Girl Faked Her Own Kidnapping To Win Back Her Ex-Boyfriend

Teens are out of control.

1. Florida teen Ankita Lavender called her dad a little after 7 p.m. on Tuesday night and told him that she had been abducted by two men in a pickup truck.

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2. According to local law enforcement, after her 911 call, Lavender shut off her phone.

3. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office sent out 40 Clay County deputies and a helicopter to search for Lavender.

4. A few hours later that night, Lavender was spotted by a motorist lying on the side of the road. She was less than a mile from where she said she was abducted.

5. An amber alert had already been issued. The search cost the sheriff’s department an estimated $5,000-$6,000.

7. According to her now-deleted Twitter account, she was tweeting often about “disappearing.”

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