LIHU’E – A 14-year-old girl who claimed she was kidnapped and sexually
assaulted by four males at Anini Beach last week apparently filed a false
report, police officers say.
It will be up to the county Prosecutor’s
Office to decide whether a formal charge will be filed against the
Four males – three adults and one juvenile – were initially arrested
in connection with the alleged kidnapping and gang-rape of the girl.
four were questioned and released for lack of sufficient grounds to hold
The incident was reported on April 24. On April 28, police reported
that there may have been only male involved.
Upon further investigation,
police have determined the charges the girl made against the individuals were
unfounded, a police spokesman said.