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A sketch from the girl's false description is shown. (Photo: Goodyear Police Department)

PHOENIX -- A Goodyear girl told police Tuesday that she lied about nearly being abducted.

The girl originally told police that a man, who she described, in a white van tried to grab her arm on Friday as she was walking to school.

As a result, Westar Elementary, near South Estrella Parkway and West Westar Drive, was placed on lockdown for a few hours.

The case has been turned over to a county juvenile attorney.

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