Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Portsmouth woman charged over false rape claims

A woman has been charged with making a false rape allegation after an investigation by police.

The 31-year-old, of Winchester Road, Portsmouth, is also accused of perverting the course of justice.

She was bailed to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 4 August, a spokesman for Hampshire police confirmed.

It follows a police investigation into an allegation of rape in Portsmouth on Monday, 5 July.

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