According to Herald-Dispatch, 24-year-old Santana Renee Adams, accused of falsely reporting that an Egyptian had tried to kidnap her daughter in a mall, was due to appear on Monday on a charge of misdemeanor a fine of $ 500 and imprisonment for up to six months.
The case was continued. She is now scheduled to appear in court on September 26.
Adams was hailed as a heroine after claiming to have used a firearm to thwart an abduction on April 1. But his story was revealed when no witnesses could be found. Also the video surveillance of a mall did not confirm his story.
The abduction charges were later dropped against the accused, a 54-year-old engineer working in the area.