Police: EMU student may face charges for filing false armed robbery report
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An Eastern Michigan University student may face criminal charges after falsely claiming he was robbed at gunpoint Friday evening on campus, police said.
The student told police the men demanded his money and he gave them his wallet. The student said he was punched in the face before the men fled.
"The investigation of this case has revealed that the claim of an armed robbery on campus was a false report," the school said in a updated notice. "This report will be forwarded to the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s office for review and possible criminal charges. Eastern Michigan University will also be looking into seeking sanctions against the student for the false police report."