Deputies: Woman’s claim of sexual assault was untrue

Richland County Sheriff’s deputies have found that a woman’s report of being sexually assaulted in her home Wednesday was not true.

The woman told investigators that a man knocked on the door of her home on Wood Oak Road in Blythewood. She claimed that when she opened the door, he forced his way in and sexually assaulted her.

However, after several conversations with the woman, investigators determined the story was false. No details regarding her motive for filing a false report, or whether she will be charged, have been released.

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