Thursday, May 13, 2010

Kitchener woman charged after false allegation of sexual assault

KITCHENER – A 24-year-old Kitchener woman is charged with public mischief after police say she falsely reported she had been sexually assaulted.

On April 11, the woman told Waterloo Regional Police she had been sexually assaulted in her home during the evening of April 9. She said she went to Conestoga Mall in Waterloo and ran into an acquaintance while shopping there.

The woman told police she got a ride with the man to her home. The man then left, she said, and returned later, pushing his way into her house and assaulting her, she told police.

After an investigation, police said the allegations were false.