(State College) -- A Penn State student who told police she was kidnapped from a campus sidewalk is facing charges of making a false report.
Police say 20-year-old Samantha Sernekos, of Landing, New Jersey, admitted to authorities that the Jan. 25 incident didn't happen.
Police Chief Tyrone Parham said authorities examined surveillance video and other evidence during a two-month investigation and concluded no crime occurred.
Campus police ramped up their night patrols after the student reported that she had been pulled into a vehicle, driven off campus and escaped as her abductors were trying to assault her.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled in Centre County Court on April 30th.
Court records do not list an attorney for Sernekos.
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