Charges dropped against 5 accused in playground gang rape after victim recants story
NEW YORK -- Charges have been dropped against the five teens who had been accused of raping an 18-year-old girl at a playground in Brooklyn last month after the victim changed her story, according to WPIX. Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said Wednesday the victim refused to cooperate, gave conflicting accounts, and was having sex with her biological father on the night of Jan. 7, when she made the allegation of gang rape.