A woman will appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court charged with allegedly making a false report over a police assault on her son.
A woman will appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court charged with allegedly making a false report over a police assault on her son. Trevor Veale

Woman charged over alleged 'false report' on police assault

A WOMAN has been charged after she allegedly made a false report to police last month.

It is alleged on Wednesday, February 1, a woman attended Coffs Harbour Police Station and made allegations that an officer had assaulted her 29-year-old son while he was at the police station the previous day.

An investigation into the matter was launched, including a review of CCTV footage.

Following ongoing inquiries, the 67-year-old woman was today issued with a future court attendance notice for the offence of knowingly make false complaint.

The woman will appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday, May 15.



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