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Teen Pranksters Give Prison Crime a Shot

April 28, 2002

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Teen Pranksters Give Prison Crime a Shot

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OSSINING (AP) -- Two teenagers visiting Sing Sing in a program meant to deter them from crime were busted yesterday after making false bomb threats from prison phones, authorities said.

Both calls were traced to pay phones in a waiting area of the a maximum-security state prison. The 17-year-olds were charged with second-degree aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor.

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