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NORTHAMPTON, MA (WSHM) -

The northwestern district attorney has decided to drop charges against two people accused of tying a rope around a young girl's neck and hanging her from a tree.

Lance Gouvan and Megan Bonny were arrested and charged in June 2012.

Police say they approached a girl with a jump rope in a field off Pomeroy Road in Northampton.

Two charges were already dropped last year, and now the remaining charges are also being dropped.

A spokeswoman for the district attorney's office says they decided it's not the best course of action at this time.

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