WABC-TV Meteorologist: I Never Told Police I Was Raped

NEW YORK (CBS 2/1010 WINS/AP) — A Channel 7 meteorologist accused of filing a phony police report about being stalked and assaulted in Central Park says she never told police she was the victim of a rape or an attempted rape.

Heidi Jones was arrested Saturday and ordered to appear in county court on a false reporting charge after police said she made up her claims. Police say she admitted fabricating the claims after they investigated.

A lawyer for Jones said Friday the meteorologist never said she was the victim of an attempted rape. The attorney did not clarify what Jones says she told police.

In a statement, the lawyer said that “at no time did (Ms. Jones) ever claim to any law enforcement official that she had been raped or that she was the victim of an attempted rape.”

“The characterization of this case as a ‘false rape claim’ is character assassination directed at a respected broadcast journalist,” the statement went on.

CBS 2 News, however, has learned that Jones, a dedicated runner, told detectives a man grabbed her as she was running in Central Park, dragged her into some bushes, and started spreading her legs apart.

Jones has been suspended indefinitely from WABC-TV pending an internal investigation.

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said valuable police resources and time were wasted on the investigation.

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  1. DanTe says:

    She’s probably been a lying c\/nt all her life. Except, now she’s hit the wall and guys are more interested in getting the truth rather than just yes her until they hit the sack.

    Typical stupid bimbo.

    1. DanTe, Jr says:

      Clean up your language!!!

      DanTe ? What kinda ghetto name is dat?!

  2. John says:

    In the media reports they describe her as beautiful.She looks like a skinny crack head to me with a bad blond dye job.When will the media stop with the wrong message to American young girls about what beauty is.

  3. richard says:

    i feel sorry for heidi she was by far the best weather lady on tv, but i feel her mental health maybe in question,hope she makes a quick recovery and puts this behind her,

  4. LovePeopleLovePeople says:

    STOP YOUR HATE OF WOMAN. SHAME ON YOU. NO MATTER WHAT A PERSON DOES, THEY ARE DESERVING OF LOVE AND COMPASSION. WE ARE ALL THE SAME.

    STOP THE SELF-HATRED.
    STOP WOMAN HATRED.

    1. DanTe says:

      I AGREE. WE SHOULD ALL LOVE LYING SACKS OF TURD WHO WOULD PUT INNOCENT PEOPLE IN JAIL IF THEY COULD.

      AND UNSTUCK YOUR KEYBOARD, STUPID C\/NT!

  5. greta says:

    Attention Harry? I don’t think so. I think she has a mental health problem. I feel sorry for her, she’s ruined her career and will be labeled a racist for picking a hispanic to blame.

  6. Harry says:

    I have a feeling we have another nut case here doing it for attention

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