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Lori Ferguson

ROWAN COUNTY -- A Rowan County woman was arrested after deputies said she falsely reported twice that her boyfriend sexually molested her 1-year-old daughter.

Deputies said 41-year-old Lori Ferguson called in a report that she walked in on her boyfriend molesting the child as he was changing a diaper.

An investigation revealed that no sexual assault happened and that Ferguson confessed she made up the story in retaliation for her boyfriend making her mad, deputies said.

Ferguson is charged with filing a false report and is being held in the Rowan County Jail under a $5,000 secured bond.

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