The student who alleged she was raped Sunday on Hill Street has recanted her story, Ann Arbor Police Lt. Bob Pfannes said in a statement.

“After a comprehensive investigation by the Ann Arbor Police Department, it has been determined the incident did not occur,” Pfannes said. “The student has admitted to fabricating the report, and the case has been sent to the Washtenaw County’s prosecutor’s office for full review.”

The student had previously told police she was attacked by four men while walking home from a party early Sunday morning near campus near Church Street and Tappan Avenue. After deciding not to wait for a taxi she called, she said she proceeded to walk home.

While en route, she alleged that the four men dragged her into an alley and that one raped her before she was able to get away.

She could potentially face charges for filing a false police report.

At 8:46 p.m. Wednesday, the University’s Department of Public Safety canceled the crime alert it had sent out Sunday morning regarding the incident. The cancellation states that the Ann Arbor Police Department investigation “determined the incident did not occur.”

—Daily News Editor Adam Rubenfire contributed to this story.

This story was updated at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday

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