Police: Teenager Lied About Alleged Assault and Rape


A teenager in Washington County is facing charges after police said she lied to them about being assaulted and raped earlier this month.

The 17-year-old girl told police she was assaulted then taken into the woods and raped at Cross Creek Park.

Police even actively searched for the suspect.

The teenager is now facing charges of unsworn falsification to authorities and false reports to law enforcement authorities.

The person the allegations were made against will not be charged. Police said he did not commit a crime.

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