Thursday, October 7, 2010

Officers conclude that sexual assault near Hays is false report

The Ellis County Sheriff's Office investigation into a possible sexual assault on Highway 183 North of Hays has been determined a false report.

In July a woman reported that she was raped after she stopped to help a child in rural Ellis County.

She told investigators that she saw an SUV stopped along the side of the road and a small child was standing alone behind the vehicle.

The woman told authorities that as she talked to the child a man approached her, restrained her and raped her.

Ellis County Sheriff Ed Harbin says that his office followed every lead and the result of the investigation is that the alleged sexual assault did not happen and this was a false report.