CINCINNATI, Ohio --- An 18-year-old woman was arrested after she lied about being attacked by a knife-wielding person dressed as a clown Saturday, according to police.

Alexsandra Conley of Hamilton has been charged with making false reports, according to Reading police.

Conley said she was attacked at Jefferson and Southern avenues just after 6 a.m. Saturday morning.

"After an in-depth investigation, several inconsistencies were found in her story," police said in a statement. "As a result we have now confirmed that her report was false and she has admitted that she made up the story because she was running late for work and didn't want to lose her job."

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