Woman arrested after making up story about lost boy

She was jailed for false reporting

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore. (KOIN) — Authorities arrested a woman after she reported a 4-year-old boy named Anthony missing Tuesday night.

An August 23, 2017 booking photo of Treaunna S. V. Roberts from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.
An August 23, 2017 booking photo of Treaunna S. V. Roberts from the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.

Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office tweeted around 6:30 p.m. that a young boy was missing and was last seen at the Park Avenue MAX platform in Milwaukie.

Search and rescue deputies assisted police in hopes of finding the boy.

Investigators started questioning the story when the woman’s information became inconsistent. Authorities said she eventually confessed that she didn’t have a child and had made up the whole story.

Treaunna S. V. Roberts was arrested and charged with initiating a false report.