Now this is just despicable. Falsely accusing a man of raping a child. He spent 2 days in jail, but at least he isn't named, and she is.
Anne Chambers charged with false rape allegation.
A WOMAN appeared in court accused of making a false allegation that a man raped a child.
Anne Chambers told police she witnessed the offence in a park, Durham Crown Court heard.
She later withdrew the allegation, but not before the man had been arrested and kept in custody for two days.
Chambers, 33, of Sixth Street, Horden, County Durham, pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice in February this year.
Judge Esmond Faulks ordered the trial to take place on a day to be fixed in the first week of September.
Chambers was bailed on condition she live at home, and attend court for trial when called upon to do so.