Monday, April 11, 2011

False Report of Sex Assault in Morrison Park

Reports of a rape in Morrison Park on Wednesday were unfounded, police said.

After a detailed investigation, Medford police have determined a report of a woman sexually assaulted at Morrison Park Wednesday night was unfounded, according to a department press release.

On Wednesday, March 23, 2011 about 11: 24 p.m, police received a call that a woman had been sexually assaulted in the park, which is located on Central Avenue, according to the release from police Lt. Paul Covino.

At first appearance the incident seemed to be something that required a detailed investigation, Covino said in the statement.

But after investigation in recent days, Medford Police discovered that no crime was committed, Covino said. There will be no charges stemming from the incident.