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Hi, if she has an independent witness who supports her then theoretically she could decide to involve the police although if it's a pack of lies on her part then she runs the risk of wasting police time and could find herself in serious trouble. The police would need to interview her and find out her story - and the witnesses story. If the police think she's credible then they could get you in for interview and decide whether to let you off with a caution or not. The charge may be assault but I doubt it would amount to anything as the ex didn't seek medical treatment / she was drunk ands she has taken a long time to make any complaint to the police. I'd imagine the police would only take an interest if there was an injury to her. The police are stretched as it is and they may not choose to investigate her complaint. You could always ring 101 and report her as she is making ongoing threats which are likely unfounded. Also bear in mind if she decided to pursue this, the police would have to prove beyond all reasonable doubt that you did this and from what you're saying, I think that may well be very difficult. I wouldn't worry but my advice is to report this and the police will take details over the phone. Thanks
Yes, if violence which does not cause injury then its six months, so would be by the end of June. Also bear in mind that it's is up to the individual police force to decide whether or not to pursue an investigation if lots of time time has elapsed. The force might take into account the seriousness of the offence, any motive for the delay in reporting, and whether, given the elapse of time, a successful outcome is likely. Even if the police do investigate, a court might still say that the prosecution is an abuse of process if it could have been brought at an earlier time ... for example, when memories were fresher and more accurate. As such I think the ex is on a sticky wicket.