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Police: W. Ashley man arrested for filing false report in armed robbery

Published: Jun. 13, 2014 at 5:24 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 at 5:28 PM EDT
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WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department has arrested a 21-year-old West Ashley man accused of filing a false police report about an armed robbery.

Investigators charged Edgar Jennings with filing a false felony police report.

Police say Jennings initially told police he was robbed on May 2 around 11 p.m. after leaving a friend's apartment at St. Andrews Gardens Apartments.

A CPD police report states Jennings later admitted to fabricating the entire incident.

Jennings was locked up at the Al Cannon Detention Center.

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