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Haverhill Police Look To Charge Women Who Claimed To See Baby Thrown In Merrimack River

HAVERHILL (CBS) -- Haverhill Police say they will be seeking charges against two women who falsely claimed they saw a baby being tossed into the Merrimack River on Thursday night.

State Police say the women claimed to have seen a baby thrown into the river by a man on the Comeau Bridge around 7:30 p.m. However, Haverhill and State Police found no evidence to support the report.

The women are expected to be charged for misleading police.

Haverhill Police Search
Police responded to the false report of a baby being tossed into the Merrimack River Thursday night in Haverhill. (WBZ)

A State Police dive team and Air Wing searched the area for a couple hours, but found nothing. The search was then called off.

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