False rape claim

A university student ho admitted the rape allegations she made were a lie has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

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False rape claim woman sentenced

The woman claimed she was raped in this alley Credit: ITV Border

A university student who wasted more than 650 hours of police time after making a false rape allegation has narrowly avoided jail.

20 year old Chloe Jayne Fox of Spencer Street in Carlisle had claimed she'd been attacked in an alleyway in the city centre last September. Magistrates sentenced her to four months imprisonment, suspended for 12-months, and ordered her to do 180 hours of community service.

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