PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - The Paducah Police Department announced Tuesday they arrested a man for falsely reporting he was robbed.
According to police, Keith Webb, 39, of Langstaff Avenue reported he was robbed at gunpoint while walking in Noble Park Tuesday morning.
Webb told police he was walking in the park about 8 a.m. when he was approached by a black man who pointed a handgun at his face and demanded his wallet. Webb said the man then ran of foot through the park.
Six police officers and a detective went to the park to search for the robber and investigate. Police say they immediately determined that Webb's story of the crime seemed suspicious.
During questioning, police say Webb finally admitted to making up the story. He was arrested and charged with falsely reporting an incident.
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