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Published March 26, 2013, 09:43 PM

Twist in the sexual assault report at NDSU

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- There is a bizarre twist in a sexual assault we told you about on NDSU's campus. University Police have arrested the victim in the case.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- There is a bizarre twist in a sexual assault we told you about on NDSU's campus. University Police have arrested the victim in the case.

Police say 20 year-old Mary Gullickson made a false report, and the rape never happened. She faces up to a year in jail and a $2,000 fine.

Gullickson told police the assault happened around 8:30 Sunday night, When an unknown man approached her in the H-R Parking lot. She said the man forced her into a large vehicle, sexually assaulted her and then brought her back to the parking lot. The report prompted a community alert...

LT. Gregory Stone - NDSU Police: "Investigation indicated there was not an abduction. And a forced sexual assault did not occur as reported. Based on the information, we believe there is not specific threat to the campus or the surrounding community."

Filing a false police report is a class a misdeameanor.

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