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  • UPDATE: One woman responsible for both false reports

    WSU assault 'victim' recants second report

    WSU assault 'victim' recants second report

    PULLMAN, Wash. - Police at Washington State University say a woman who filed a false police report of assault has recanted a second report as well.>>
    PULLMAN, Wash. - Police at Washington State University say a woman who filed a false police report of assault has recanted a second report as well. Three assaults were reported on the Pullman campus this month, but police say a woman has recanted two of the three reports. A third assault is still being investigated. Police say that report was filed by a different woman. WSU Police Lt. Steve Hansen says the only confirmed assault happened in the early morning hours of August 24. >>

PULLMAN, Wash. - The second of three reports of assault on the Washington State University campus has been recanted.

The alleged assault took place in the early morning hours of August 24 on the Pullman campus. The woman who filed the report recanted her allegations during an interview at the Washington State University Police Department Monday night. 

A different woman, who reported two other assaults, alleged to have occurred August 19 and on the evening of August 24 on the Pullman campus, had earlier recanted her allegations.

Following the reported assaults, WSU President Elson Floyd contributed $5,000 to establish a reward for information that leads to an arrest. That money will be maintained in a campus safety fund for any future rewards.

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