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Grafton police charge man with making up armed robbery report

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GRAFTON, WI (WTAQ) - Grafton police report their review of surveillance video showed them an armed robbery which was reported last week didn’t occur.

A 19 year old man has been arrested and charged with make a false report.

The man had told police he was robbed at gunpoint by his girlfriend’s acquaintance. He said it happened in the parking lot of the U.S. Bank in Grafton.

When the man was confronted by the security footage he was interviewed again and told police his original report was false.

The man had said he had just cashed his federal tax return for $5,000 and had the money taken from him. 

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