By Pilar Melendez and Lorenzo Ferrigno, CNN
(CNN)Three New York college students who said they were targets of a racially motivated attack face multiple charges for what prosecutors are calling a false claim.
A grand jury on Monday indicted Ariel Agudio, Asha Burwell and Alexis Briggs, all 20, each on a charge of third-degree assault and multiple counts of falsely reporting an incident, the Albany District Attorney's Office said.
Agudio and Burwell also face charges of harassment. Agudio also was charged with two counts of attempted assault.