Adwoa Lewis, 19, was arrested and charged with making a false punishable written statement, police said.
(Nassau County Police Department)
A New York woman admitted she fabricated her story to the police, claiming a group of teenagers shouted “Trump 2016” on her and left the note “Go Home” after cutting her tires, police said.
Adwoa Lewis, 19, was arrested and charged with making a false punishable written statement after an “extensive investigation” into her claims she made earlier this month, Nassau County police said Saturday.
Lewis, provided a written statement of the detectives say four teens confronted her on Sept. 1 around 11:15 pm, while she was driving on Jackson Street on Long Island. She said the teenagers shouted “Trump 2016!” and he told her that she is not here at home.
“She further alleged she parked her car in front of her house, and when she woke up, she found a double band and a note on her car that says ‘Go Home,'” police said in a press release.
The authorities launched an investigation into the possible hate crime and found the confrontation, Lewis detailed never happened.
They later admitted to the police that she had written and posted on her own car.
Lewis was arrested Friday and released on an appearance ticket. She is expected to appear in court on Sept. 24.
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