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Woman and four teenage girls charged with abduction in Hampton

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Posted at 12:37 PM, Jun 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-09 12:37:47-04

Hampton, Va. – Police have charged a woman and four girls under the age of 18 with abduction, officials tell NewsChannel 3.

On May 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Old Buckroe Road in reference to a fight involving juveniles.

Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the victim, a 17-year-old Hampton girl, who told them that she was forced into a vehicle by female suspects, whom she knew.

The investigation revealed that the victim was walking in the 100 block of Ireland Road with the suspects. A verbal altercation ensued, at which time the victim was forced into a gold sedan. The vehicle drove to the area of the 200 block of W. Chamberlain Avenue. The victim then contacted her mother, who in turn contacted the police.

The suspects left the scene prior to police arrival, police say. The victim was not injured during the incident.

As a result of the investigation, a 15-year-old girl, a 16-year-old girl, and two 17-year-old girls were charged with one count each of abduction.

On June 5, 2015, Najia Cheyene Hardy was also arrested in connection with this incident and charged with one count of abduction.

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