Update: McCain Volunteer Attack a Hoax
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Police have confirmed that alleged assault victim, Ashley Todd, has confessed the attack she reported was a hoax.She originally identified her assailant as a 6 foot 4 inch Black man, weighing about 200 pounds. From Msnbc.msn.com: Todd, of College Station, Texas, earlier agreed to take a polygraph test due to inconsistencies. Among other things, police said photos and bank card information from an automated teller machine where the college student claimed she was robbed do not show her using the machine at the time, police said. Police said the Todd, who is white, told them she was attacked by a 6-foot-4 black man Wednesday night. Other differences in her accounts are whether she lost consciousness, whether she remembers handing over money and how the man assaulted her, police said.
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According to this article, Ashley Todd did work for the Republican Party.
From the article:
Todd worked in New York for the College Republican National Committee before moving two weeks ago to Pennsylvania, where her duties included recruiting college students, the committee's executive director, Ethan Eilon, has said.
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