We say throw the book at her.
On Tuesday (Mar 21), The Denison Police Department announced that teen Breana Harmon Talbott’s claims that she was kidnapped and gang raped by 3 black guys was a lie.
Two weeks ago, on March 8, Talbott’s fiance reported her missing after finding her car with its door open and her phone nearby. Later that day, the 18-year-old walked into a church in Denison, Texas, interrupting their service. She was bloody with visible cuts and scratches on her body wearing only a shirt, bra and underwear.
She told police “three black males” wearing ski masks abducted her from her apartment and raped her.
“Almost immediately, Talbott’s story and allegations began to unravel,” Denison Police Chief Jay Burch said in a press release on Facebook. “Within only a day or two, detectives had doubts as to most of Talbott’s allegations.”
As well as the medical examiners who “were unable to corroborate that Talbott had been sexually assaulted.”
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On Tuesday night, the teen admitted she made the whole story up. She has been charged with a misdemeanor felony for making a false report, however, her lies already caused grim damages.
“Breana Harmon Talbott’s hoax was also insulting to our community and especially offensive to the African-American community due to her description of the so-called suspects in her hoax,” police said in their Wednesday statement. “The anger and hurts caused from such a hoax are difficult and all so unnecessary.”