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Man Arrested After Claim That Van Was Stolen With 3-Year-Old Daughter Inside Was Deemed False

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A man told police Wednesday that a van was stolen in West Rogers Park with his 3-year-old daughter inside, but the report was deemed false and the man has now been arrested.

The man said the 2013 white Ford transit van was taken Wednesday afternoon from the 2300 block of West Devon Avenue. The man said the thieves drove off down Devon Avenue, police said.

But late Wednesday, the incident was deemed false and the man was taken into custody for false reporting, police said.

Further details were not immediately released.

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