Cle Elum woman accused of lying about attack

ELLENSBURG — The Kittitas County sheriff’s office says a woman lied when she said she was attacked by a strange man while sleeping Monday at a campground near Cle Elum.

Deputies said the 25-year-old Cle Elum woman admitted Wednesday she made up the story to cover a relationship.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that authorities intend to seek a charge of false reporting.

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