Taylorsville Lt. Rosie Rivera said Monday the woman has been cited for filing a false police report and disorderly conduct after telling officers a man attempted to assault her in broad daylight April 17.
The woman told police she was able to fight off a man with a knife who grabbed her from behind.
Police said she had bruises and cuts, and gave them a description of a suspect in his 30s wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
Taylorsville authorities say this is the second time in a little over a year that detectives determined a trail assault report was fabricated.
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