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Police: WMU student robbery never happened

Posted at 8:44 PM, Oct 12, 2015

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A Western Michigan University student who claimed he was the victim of an armed robbery admitted it never happened.

Over the weekend a  male student said that he was robbed near the center of campus  before midnight on Oct. 10. The suspects were said to have been  a small group of men.

The student said he was walking alone when he was assaulted and knocked to the ground. He also told authorities he was  robbed of a small amount of cash that he had on hand.

On Monday, police confirmed those allegations weren’t true.