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Con Ed worker accused of reporting false gas leak

July 8, 2012 7:36:29 AM PDT
A Con Edison worker is under arrest, accused of making a false report about a gas leak.

Yonkers police say 41-year-old Loriann Eriksen called Con Ed's gas emergency line to report a gas leak at a home on Hawthorne Avenue at 9:47 a.m. Friday.

Con Ed responded and determined there was no leak.

Eriksen is charged with falsely reporting an incident, which is a felony.

No word why she allegedly placed the bogus call.

Eriksen is due to appear in court on the charges Monday.

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