(a) A person commits an offense if, with intent to deceive, the person knowingly:
(1) files a false report of a missing child or missing person with a law enforcement officer or agency; or
(2) makes a false statement to a law enforcement officer or other employee of a law enforcement agency relating to a missing child or missing person.
(b) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.
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