Reported Rape at Lake Nockamixon State Park Was Made Up Story, Police Say

UPDATE: Pennsylvania State Police now say the woman who reported being raped at Lake Nockamixon State Park has admitted to making up the story, according to numerous published reports. Police did not say whether they plan to file charges against the unidentified woman, but emphasized that there is no immediate threat to the public in light of the fact that the alleged assault didn’t occur, Lehigh Valley Live reported.

Pennsylvania State Police at Dublin are investigating a rape case in which a woman who was at a fishing pier in Lake Nockamixon State Park in Haycock Township Monday at around 5 p.m. was reportedly abducted by two men in a silver sedan (possibly a Honda Civic), taken to a different part of the large Bucks County park and sexually assaulted, WFMZ Channel 69 News reported Wednesday.

Credit: Public domain image

Lake Nockamixon State Park in Upper Bucks County is a popular recreation area for residents of surrounding areas, including the Saucon Valley area.

According to the story, one of the men was described as white, clean-shaven, between the ages of 20 and 25, six feet tall with a medium build and short brown hair, and wearing baggy jeans and a black V-neck T-shirt, while the other man was described as white with a small mustache, between the ages of 20 and 25, five feet eight inches tall with a medium build and blond hair, and wearing jeans, a red Under Armour T-shirt with the words “Under Armour” spelled out in white letters and a grey and red “snapback-styled hat” at the time the incident occurred.

Anyone with information about these men or who may have witnessed something is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police at Dublin at 215-249-9191.

Here at Saucon Source we are committed to providing you with the most up-to-date local news. Due to recent changes announced by Facebook that could affect how often local news stories are displayed in your news feed, we encourage you to sign up for the Saucon Source email newsletter and never miss another important story.

About Josh Popichak
Josh Popichak

Josh Popichak is a journalist and publisher who is passionate about providing an open online platform and advocating for independent, local news. He has covered news--first in print, later online--in the Saucon Valley area of eastern Pennsylvania since 2005. In addition to writing extensively about local issues, he uses Facebook, Instagram and other social media to help personalize and broaden awareness of topics affecting the communities he covers. He also manages the Facebook pages for several local businesses as part of his business, Saucon Source LLC. He is a 1999 graduate of Bates College, where he was a history major and arts editor for the student newspaper.

Leave a Review or Comment