The woman who claimed that she was assaulted and robbed outside in East Meadow on Wednesday night has recanted her story, according to First Precinct detectives.
According to police, the woman, 46, initially stated that she parked her car in the Pathmark parking lot, and as she exited her vehicle, someone struck her in the face with a glass bottle. The woman told authorities that the perpetrator then grabbed her pocketbook and fled the scene in an unknown direction.
The woman allegedly drove herself to a local hospital where she was treated for her injuries. She also told detectives that money and personal papers were stolen.
Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.