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Florida Woman Stalked Teen, Used Another Child in Attempt to Lure Him Out of Home: Police

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  • Hannah Springer of Tampa was arrested Saturday in Alachua County, where the teen lived.
  • According to an arrest report, Springer sent the teen at least 20 packages since May and was his home this weekend hiding in a barn.

A Central Florida woman is behind bars after police say she stalked a teenage boy – sending him packages and even allegedly using another child to try and lure the teen from his home.

NBC affiliate WFLA-TV reports Hannah Springer of Tampa was arrested Saturday in Alachua County, where the teen lived. The 33-year old is being held on a $45,000 bond for a felony charge of stalking a child under 16 years of age.

According to an arrest report, Springer sent the teen at least 20 packages since May and was his home this weekend hiding in a barn in the backyard when she allegedly sent another child to the house.

Deputies arrived at the home and arrested Springer. The teen’s father said the family had planned to go to court to deal with the allegedly stalking before the latest incident.

Police investigators did not say how Springer came to know the teen or if the two had met in person before.

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