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If you went on a date, and had sex with a girl, lets say Aug

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If you went on a date, and had sex with a girl, lets say Aug 29, on a friday, she lives in the bronx, ny, and the person lives in Jersey City, nj, she decided to file a phony allegation sexual assault or rape in the matter, how long will the police will arrest you, the same day of the report, or a week or a month later..even she knows where he lives..
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 8 years ago.
This all depends upon the status of the investigation. It could be immediate or it could be several weeks after they complete the investigation. If the "crime" happened in NY and you live in NJ, it would be likely that the police in NY would just put out a warrant for your arrest if they have probable cause based upon her statement and evidence and then you would not be notified, you would simply be arrested when you came into contact with the police. The NY police will not come to NJ to interview you or pick you up.

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