Inverclyde Now Logo POLICE Arrest Woman For Alleged False Report Of Town Centre Knife Fight

1 July, 2020 | Local

A WOMAN was arrested for allegedly wasting police time after falsely reporting a stabbing.

Police received calls from a female allegedly reporting an ongoing fight involving a male with a knife in West Stewart Street, Greenock on Monday night.

Sergeant Jason Logsdon said: “Several resources attended immediately however there was no trace of any disturbance.

“CCTV review and significant further enquiry were conducted which showed no incident had occurred.

“Officers traced a female caller standing nearby.”

She was held in police custody.

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