The person can tell the plice that they don't want to pursue it but its up to the police whether to make an arrest. If the person tells the police that the charges were not true the person could be arrested for making a false police report.
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The person can make their feelings know to the prosecutor, judge and to the lawyer of the accused. However if the person now says that (nothing) happened after telling the police that something did, they may face criminal charges for falsely reporting an incident.
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