Unfounded Sexual Assault

The Door County Sheriff’s Department says a sexual assault reported in the Village of Forestville Sunday is unfounded. According to a news release issued by Sheriff Terry Vogel, a woman said a masked man entered her apartment & sexually assaulted her Sunday evening, then left. Deputies & investigators processed the scene for evidence, interviewed the alleged victim & canvassed the neighborhood for possible wintesses. Questions arose during the investigation & the woman was interviewed again. She eventually admitted to fabricating the story. The woman’s case will be referred to the Door County District Attorney’s office for criminal obstruction charges. Sheriff Vogel says there was no threat to the residents of Forestville or any other person in Door County. He says the incident simply never happened.

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