Malheur County Sheriff’s office says assault report was false

VALE – The Malheur County Sheriff’s Office confirmed earlier this month that the reported assault of an 8-year-old girl at a Girl Scout camp in June was unfounded. 

“It was basically a false report and our investigation is done,” said Undersheriff Travis Johnson.

Johnson said that “it is likely no charges will be filed for the false report.”

The reported assault was at a Girl Scout Horse Camp at the Vale rodeo grounds the weekend of June 7. Because the case involved juveniles, Johnson said he could . . .