"Twilight" Fan Lied About Being Attacked to Hide "Vampire Bites," Say Police

"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" Movie Poster (AP Photo, file)
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"Twilight" Fan Lied About Jogger Attack To Hide Role-Playing Vampire Bites, Say Police
"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" Movie Poster (AP Photo, file)

(CBS/AP) First, a 15-year-old Florida girl told her mother - and the police - that the bite marks on her body were from someone who attacked her while she was jogging.  But now, police say the teen has come clean, and admitted the bites marks really came from "vampires"... that is, vampire role-playing, inspired by the the "Twlight" movies and books.

The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that the Monroe County Sheriff's Office has charged the 15-year-old girl with making a false report.

Authorities say the girl is a fan of the vampire-based "Twilight" franchise. The sheriff's office says the girl had engaged in "fantasy biting" with a 19-year-old man in August and worried her mother would see the marks, so she told her mother she had been attacked while jogging.

When deputies couldn't find evidence of the attack, the girl eventually revealed what really happened.

No charges have been filed against the 19-year-old man.