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Police Probe Who Set Up Bogus Twitter Account

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) - Royal Oak police investigators are trying to determine who set up a fake account in the department's name on Twitter.

Police in the Detroit suburb learned about the bogus account last week after someone posted a comment about medical marijuana.

According to Lt. Dave Clemens, the fake police account responded by writing: "We now know who you are, and we are going to watch you."

Royal Oak police do not have a Twitter account.

The department contacted Twitter and had the phony account shut down.

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