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NJ college student allegedly fabricated racist attack report

Officials at a New Jersey college say a student fabricated a story about being assaulted outside a dormitory by assailants who used racial slurs.

The Record reports that 18-year-old Navjoat Aulakh had claimed three white men called him an "Islamic terrorist" while they beat him outside a Montclair State University residence hall on Thursday night.

The report spurred school officials to issue an alert to students and staff. But police later determined the report was unfounded and that Aulakh suffered no serious injuries.

Aulakh, of Carteret, was charged with filing a false report and also will face a count of creating a false public alarm.

A telephone number for him could not be located Monday afternoon.

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