Police: Viral video has no connection to teen who disappeared in 2009

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Kayla Berg
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ANTIGO, Wis. - A chilling YouTube video that recently went viral has no connection to the disappearance of a Wisconsin girl who was reported missing in 2009, police confirmed.

Kayla Berg, 15, disappeared after she was dropped off at a house in August 2009, Fox News reports.

Just a few months later, a video titled "Hi Walter! I got a new gf" was uploaded to YouTube.

Within the past few months, the video went from less than 20,000 views to almost a million views before YouTube took down the video.

The video shows a man talking about a date with a girlfriend until a door opens, revealing a woman tied up on the floor, crying.

Many people said the girl in the video resembles the missing teen.

Even Berg's mother said she could see a resemblance.

"Sounded like her. Looked like her. It gave me chills. It's hard to explain," Hope Sprenger told WAOW.

The video received so much attention that even the Antigo police officers started investigating a possible connection to Berg's disappearance.

The Antigo Police Department has recently been made of a YouTube video titled: Hi Walter It's Me Patrick Video- I have a new girlfriend. This video was originally posted in October 2009, but has recently gone viral and many believe it is connected to our missing person Kayla Berg.

The Antigo Police Department is actively investigating the origin of this video. If anyone has particular information as to the origin of the video or the identity of the individuals in the video please contact the Antigo Police Department.

However, investigators later determined the video was fake.

Antigo police officers identified the individuals in the video and confirmed they have no connection to Berg's disappearance.

The Antigo Police Department has been investigating the Hi Walter, its Patrick, I have a new girlfriend video that was on youtube.com. The Antigo Police with the help of another law enforcement agency has been able to identify that this video is 100% fake and was a video that was produced to be placed on youtube.com. The Antigo Police Department has identified the video producer/camera man, actor and actress in the video. THIS VIDEO HAS NO CONNECTION TO THE DISAPPEARANCE OF KAYLA BERG.

Thank you to everyone for their assistance in this investigation

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