Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Woman arrested after alleged false rape complaint

A 22-year-old woman who claimed she was raped in Wanganui last month has been charged with making a false statement.

The 22-year-old woman said she was attacked in the Portal Street area of Durie Hill on January 16.

Police investigated, and she was arrested last Friday, the Wanganui Chronicle reported.

She was given name suppression when she appeared in Wanganui District Court yesterday.