Woman accused of false rape claims makes first appearance in court

A 22-year-old woman has made her first appearance at court charged with making two false allegations of rape.

Tuesday, 31st October 2017, 11:34 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 11:29 am
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Saskia Hargreaves is charged with perverting the course of justice by wrongly claiming she was raped by a man in Blackpool in 2015.

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Hargreaves, formerly of Warbreck Drive, Blackpool is now living in Ilford where she is a childrens’ worker.

Blackpool Magistrates granted Hargreaves bail and sent her cases for trial at Preston Crown Court where she will appear on November 29.

She must keep a curfew and report to Ilford police twice a week.