Police: 'Kidnapped' teen was actually accomplice

FORT WORTH -- Police in Fort Worth say a teenager they believed was kidnapped at gunpoint after three men robbed her boyfriend was actually an accomplice to the crime.

At about 3:30 a.m. Thursday, police were called to the Vega Place Senior Apartments at 6154 Community Lane.

They were told a 17-year-old girl was in her car speaking to her boyfriend, who was outside the car, when three men approached them.

They assaulted and robbed the boyfriend, then reportedly forced the girl to drive off. The boyfriend's cell phone was tossed from the car near FM Highway 1187 in Southern Fort Worth.

After hours of searching for the alleged victim, police say she was safely located. Detectives determined "through a thorough and comprehensive investigation" that the teen was in fact helping with robbery.

Police have not said whether any arrests have been made.

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