18 Dec 2008

Rape complainant faces charges

11:49 am on 18 December 2008

A woman who told police she had been raped after meeting a group of men at a Canterbury beach has been charged with making a false complaint.

Police had asked the public for help to identify the group of men said to be at Corsair Bay last month, and subsequently charged two of them with theft.

However the 33-year-old woman at the centre of the incident has now also been arrested.

She has been and charged with making a false complaint and taking a knife into a police station.