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Carrollton Police Searching For Teen Girl Claiming To Have Coronavirus & Spreading It At Walmart

CARROLLTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Carrollton police have identified but not yet located an 18-year-old girl who claims to have the coronavirus and is "willfully spreading" it, officials said.

Officials said Lorraine Maradiaga, 18, is facing a charge of terroristic threat after she reportedly claimed to be positive for COVID-19 and appeared in a Snapchat video allegedly infecting consumers at a local Walmart.

Lorraine Maradiaga
Lorraine Maradiaga (Carrollton Police Department)

Officials said although they have no confirmation the teen is actually a threat to public health, they are taking her threats seriously.

Anyone with information on Maradiaga's whereabouts is asked to call 972-466-3333 or email crimetips@cityofcarrollton.com.

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