Police say no 'abduction' attempt in Springfield Township

SPRINGFIELD TWP., Ohio -- Springfield Township police investigated a report of an attempted abduction Tuesday that turned out to be a misunderstanding, according to officials.

Police initially reported a woman driving a Jeep attempted to abduct a 16-year-old girl in the 1700 block of Brightview Drive at about 4:13 p.m.

Upon investigation, police discovered the woman had offered the teen a ride, but the girl misunderstood the driver's intentions and contacted authorities.

Police later determined there was no offense.

No other information was released at this time.

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