Silver Spring Twp. Police: Reported rape a hoax

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Silver Spring Township Police say a reported rape last weekend was a hoax.  The alleged female victim had reported being forced into the back of a van and raped by two men last Sunday afternoon along the 6600 block of Carlisle Pike. The victim gave police a detailed description of her two attackers and the van.

Investigators have determined that no assault or rape occurred and that the victim had filed a false report.  They also say criminal charges will likely be pursued against the female.

Anyone with information in the casae is asked to contact Silver Spring Township Police at (717) 697-0607 or (717) 238-9676.