WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A woman who publicly alleged that she was raped by a state trooper in a police car has been charged with making a false report.

Thirty-seven-year-old Christine Cromer previously alleged that she was assaulted by the trooper outside the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino in Wilkes-Barre. She said she in a relationship with him and was attacked after she broke up with him.

The (Wilkes-Barre) Citizens’ Voice reports that Cromer then publicized her story by posting flyers around the area. Investigators say the trooper denies having had any kind of relationship with Cromer or ever having been in a car with her.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled Nov. 22. Court documents don’t list a defense attorney and a message left at a number listed for Cromer wasn’t immediately returned.

Information from: The Citizens’ Voice, http://www.citizensvoice.com

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