Man accused of false attempted robbery report

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – A 20-year-old man was charged with filing a false police report after reporting an attempted robbery over the weekend.

Lt. Dennis Ivey with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office said Max Nelson of York County was arrested Wednesday. Sunday, he claimed he was the victim of an attempted robbery at knifepoint at the Tabb Wal-Mart.

Investigators later determined the incident never happened, Ivey said.

Nelson was released on his signature.

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