published Saturday, May 19th, 2012

East Ridge Middle School teen faces charges after lying about rape at school

East Ridge police investigators are filing charges against a 13-year-old girl after she claimed she was raped at East Ridge Middle School.

After an investigation, authorities learned her story was unfounded, according to East Ridge Police Department spokesman Officer Erik Hopkins.

The girl now will face a charge of filing a false police report through Hamilton County Juvenile Court, Hopkins said.

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