Teen says Pin­ter­est in­spired prank idea

The Washington Times Daily - - From Page One -

ROGERS, ARK. (AP) | A north­west Arkansas teenager thought it would be funny to text a ran­dom phone num­ber say­ing she hid a body, but the joke back­fired.

Of all the lo­cal phone num­bers she could have cho­sen, the 15-year-old Rogers girl picked one that be­longed to a po­lice de­tec­tive. Po­lice found the girl’s ad­dress by trac­ing her cell­phone num­ber.

The prank? Tex­ting “I hid the body . . . Now what?” to a ran­dom phone num­ber. The teen said she got the idea for the prank from a post­ing on the web­site Pin­ter­est.

Po­lice didn’t find the prank funny and said it tied up some of the depart­ment’s re­sources.

The girl, whom au­thor­i­ties did not name be­cause she is a ju­ve­nile, was re­leased with a warn­ing.

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