BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WALA) - A Bay Minette assault case has taken quite a different turn than expected.
In May, police arrested Dylan Capps and James Cook and accused both of assault.
Originally police said an alleged victim and his mother were beaten with a baseball bat and stabbed with a knife at the Halliday Baseball Park.
"I was at McDonalds and the cops came and picked me up," said Capps.
In May, FOX10 sat down with the mother who didn't want to be identified to get her side of the story.
"You're standing there and you have 4,5,6 or 7 people hitting you in the back of the head and kicking you and kneeing you in the face, you don't know what's going on, how can you defend yourself," she said.
FOX10 News sorted through records and discovered the charges against Capps and Cook have been dismissed and we wanted to know why.
Police said after FOX10's report, more witnesses came forward and Bay Minette Police now believe the alleged victim filed a false police report.
"It's great. I'm not going back to jail," Capps said.
We were unable to get in touch with Cook.
Police are not releasing the names of the people who claimed to be the victims in this case but we're told there's a possibility they could be charged with filing a false police report.
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