Transgender teen recants assault claim

GARANCE BURKE AND LISA LEFF
Last updated 13:48 05/03/2014

Relevant offers

Americas

Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is where $1m cars are ho-hum Dog elected as mayor for Cormorant, Minnesota, for third term 'They'll kill for it': Ramen has become the black-market currency in American prisons US vice president Joe Biden tells Baltics: don't take Donald Trump seriously Deaf driver shot dead by police after pursuit in US Private lives are exposed as WikiLeaks spills its secrets Witness in Serial case 'said she would lie' NZ pushes, but more silence as UN Security Council fails to reach agreement on Syria US judge blocks classroom gun ban Judge orders US State Department to review 14,900 Clinton emails

Police say a transgender teen who said he was beaten and sexually assaulted in a California school bathroom has recanted the story.

Hercules police spokeswoman Detective Connie Van Putten said detectives interviewed the student on Tuesday (local time) and determined nothing had happened to him.

On Monday, the 15-year-old reported he was attacked by three boys in a bathroom at a suburban San Francisco public school.

The teen, who is biologically female but identifies as male, had told officers he was leaving a boy's bathroom Monday morning at Hercules Middle/High School when the assailants pushed him inside a large stall and attacked him.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content