D.C. Police said Sunday they no longer need the public's help locating a child after a woman made a false report about a missing 2-year-old.
According to police, a woman said her son was missing after the Jeep Renegade he was in was stolen from the 500 block of 8th Street SE around 5 p.m. The SUV had in fact been stolen, but there was no child inside, police said.
The Jeep was recovered in the 2400 block of Elvans Road SE, police said.
The investigation continues, and the woman does not face charges at this time.
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