Woman charged after making false report

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PARIS, Tex. (KXII) -- Crystal Johnson told police someone approached her, assaulted her and took her purse as she was walking to her car in the Walmart parking lot on Monday.

Paris police and detectives checked surveillance videos and interviewed Johnson and found discrepancies in her story and noticed her car was never in the lot that day.

Johnson confessed to police that she had not been robbed and is now charged with making a false report - a misdemeanor offense - police have not determined her motive for the fake robbery.