PORTLAND -- A woman who told police she was sexually assaulted by a stranger in Grant Park, inciting a neighborhood manhunt last month, actually gave police some false information, authorities said.
The public is not in danger and the woman was not assaulted by a stranger, police said Tuesday.
The 22-year-old woman initially reported that she was sexually assaulted on Jan. 28 by a man who drove up to her in an SUV, got out, grabbed her and dragged her into Grant Park.
After police interviews, the victim admitted that the suspect was not a stranger and that she had also provided false information to a sketch artist, investigators said.
Police withdrew the suspect sketch they released on Feb. 6. Crime Stoppers withdrew its $1,000 reward for information on the case.
Detectives continue to investigate the incident and have not made any arrests, police said.