BPD: Report of bike path sexual assault fabricated

Published 07/02 2014 09:35PM

Updated 07/03 2014 04:46AM

BAKERSFIELD, CA - Bakersfield Police said a woman fabricated a story of being sexually assaulted by a man on the Kern River bike path Wednesday evening. Reports of the assault near the 500 block of S. Allen Road were unfounded, detectives reported early Thursday woman.

Police reported the woman told them she was on the bike path when she was accosted by a man who then fled eastbound on foot.

In the news release Thursday morning detectives did not say whether the woman would face any charges.

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