A woman has been charged after she allegedly made a false report to police last month.
On Wednesday 1 February 2017, a woman attended Coffs Harbour Police Station and made allegations that an officer had assaulted her 29 year old son while he was at the police station the previous day.
An investigation into the matter was launched, including a review of CCTV footage.
Following ongoing inquiries, on Friday, the 67 year old woman was issued with a future court attendance notice for the offence of knowingly make false complaint.
The woman will appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday 15 May 2017.