Wellington train station rape 'false complaint'

02:35, Mar 20 2010

An alleged attempted rape at a Lower Hutt train station this morning was a false complaint, according to police.

A woman, 20, had claimed she was sexually assaulted while walking to catch the train at Pomare station shortly before 7am.

The station was closed till 7.45am while police conducted a scene examination.

Police said this afternoon the woman admitted while being interviewed that she made a false complaint.

 


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