Girl withdraws claim she was raped at Lusher, NOPD says - FOX 8, WVUE, fox8live.com, weather, app, news, saints

Girl withdraws claim she was raped at Lusher, NOPD says

The teenager who claimed she was raped at Lusher charter school now says it didn't happen.

According to New Orleans police, the girl withdrew her claim during a forensic interview with outside experts. Detectives have now determined that there was no sexual assault.

Last week, the 16-year old student reported that she had been attacked by someone she did not know at about 9:30 p.m. on the school's Freret Street campus.

Lusher administrators say they are working on the issue with the girl's family.

Copyright 2014 WVUE. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • N.O. area renters face challenge

    N.O. area renters face challenge

    N.O. area renters face challenge

    Attorney general Jeff Landry hopes a brochure helps landlords and tenants understand laws that impact them. (Source: FOX 8 graphic)Attorney general Jeff Landry hopes a brochure helps landlords and tenants understand laws that impact them. (Source: FOX 8 graphic)
    Attorney general Jeff Landry hopes a brochure helps landlords and tenants understand laws that impact them. (Source: FOX 8 graphic)Attorney general Jeff Landry hopes a brochure helps landlords and tenants understand laws that impact them. (Source: FOX 8 graphic)

    According to the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, to rent a modest two-bedroom apartment in New Orleans you have to make almost $20 an hour.

    more>>

    According to the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, to rent a modest two-bedroom apartment in New Orleans you have to make almost $20 an hour.

    more>>
  • CBD developer and S&WB dispute water Issue, which developer says is costing him big

    CBD developer and S&WB dispute water Issue, which developer says is costing him big

    A downtown developer is asking for help in getting the Sewerage and Water Board to approve drinking water for a multi-million dollar apartment conversion in the heart of the CBD. Beau Baudier says the board has run ten tests which conflict with two he's run and he says lengthy delays are costing him money. 

    more>>

    A downtown developer is asking for help in getting the Sewerage and Water Board to approve drinking water for a multi-million dollar apartment conversion in the heart of the CBD. Beau Baudier says the board has run ten tests which conflict with two he's run and he says lengthy delays are costing him money. 

    more>>
  • City initiates new procedures to keep flooded underpasses safe

    City initiates new procedures to keep flooded underpasses safe

    The City of New Orleans takes new steps to try and keep underpasses safe in heavy rain events. They have enlisted the help of the fire department and are looking at special new monitors. 

    more>>

    The City of New Orleans takes new steps to try and keep underpasses safe in heavy rain events. They have enlisted the help of the fire department and are looking at special new monitors. 

    more>>
Powered by Frankly