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Long Island Woman Charged With Reporting False Crimes At Westbury Bar

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island woman is accused of calling police on four different occasions to falsely report crimes, including a homicide at a local bar.

Nassau County police arrested Elizabeth Buckley, of Westbury, on Friday and charged her with falsely reporting an incident and reckless endangerment.

She is set to be arraignment on Friday. It’s not immediately known if she had a lawyer.

Police said the 43-year-old Buckley called police from her cell phone on June 8, July 12, July 18 and July 25.

The last time, they say, she reported a homicide in progress at Nawtons Bar and Grill in Westbury.

In some of the calls, police said she identified herself, falsely reporting assaults, kidnappings and sexual assaults — also at the bar.

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