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Update: UT Police determine robbery report to be false

8:30 PM, Nov 17, 2012   |    comments
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After an investigation, UT Police determined a reported attempted robbery early Saturday morning was a false report.

The UT student who reported the robbery later told police the incident did not happen. Officials then charged him with filing a false police report. That is a Class D Felony.

"We take false reports very seriously and we will prosecute when a false report is filed because it unnecessarily activates emergency resources and causes undue concern for our campus community," UT Police statement.

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The UT Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery early Saturday morning.

According to a report, it happened around 2:30 a.m. outside Massey Hall on Volunteer Blvd.

Police say the victim was a UT student, who was leaving the building. The suspect surprised the student, and attempted to take their belongings in a struggle, but was unsuccessful.

The suspect then ran away going east on Volunteer Blvd. Anyone with information is asked to call the UT Police Department at (865) 974-3111.

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