Church sealed off after false rape claim

Police corden off Christ Church as they investigate an incident.  Picture: Liz Mockler D2672LM
Police corden off Christ Church as they investigate an incident. Picture: Liz Mockler D2672LM

AN alleged rape victim has been fined after admitting the allegation was false.

The area was sealed off until around 1pm.

A police spokesman said: “Officers investigated the incident over the weekend.

“The complainant has since admitted that this was a false complaint and has been issued with a fixed penalty ticket because of this.”