The rape of a minor girl reported in Riihimäki has proved to be untrue, says the Häme police.

Police on Tuesday received a report that a minor girl had been dragged into a woods where she had been the victim of a sexual crime. Police launched a preliminary investigation into the matter, and the case was investigated as aggravated rape.

According to the police, the preliminary investigation has revealed that no reported crime has taken place. The preliminary investigation has been closed.

Police no longer need observations of people or vehicles that match the reported characteristics.