Amber Alert for teen called off; was not victim

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 8:10 PM
Last updated 11:59 PM
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COLUMBIA, S.C. - State police have called off an Amber Alert issued for a teenager they believed was abducted after leaving her high school.

The alert was issued Tuesday morning for 17-year-old Tajah Monique Hilliard after she was seen leaving school in her own vehicle alone. Authorities said they believe Hilliard was later abducted by two men.

The alert was called off after 11 p.m. Tuesday night. South Carolina Law Enforcement Division spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons said investigators determined that Hilliard was not a victim of abduction.

Other details were not immediately available.

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