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Sheffield woman appears at court accused of making false allegation of rape 

The 43-year-old appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court yesterday
The 43-year-old appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court yesterday

A Sheffield woman has appeared at court, accused of making a false allegation of rape. 

The 43-year-old appeared at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court yesterday, charged with perverting course of justice. 

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The charge relates to an allegation in which the woman made a false report of rape to South Yorkshire Police between April 2 and April 7 last year. 

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No plea was entered during the short hearing, which was adjourned until October 30 this year. 

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Magistrates released the woman on bail until her next court appearance.