Police have cautioned a woman with wasting police time following a report of a sexual assault in Haverhill.
The woman, who is 20-years-old and from Haverhill, contacted police on August 7 to report that she was attacked in an alleyway near to Horsham Close at around 6.05pm the previous evening.
Following a full and thorough investigation by police the woman admitted to officers that the allegations were fabricated and has received a formal caution.
Suffolk Police would encourage anyone who is a victim of a sexual offence to get in contact immediately and assure everyone that all reports are taken very seriously and are fully investigated.
Calls to 101.
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