Contact Us

Police: Cortland Man Injured Himself

Bob Joseph/WNBF News

An 18-year-old Cortland man has been accused of concocting a story that he’d been struck in the head and robbed.

Authorities say Christopher Thompson of Sherman Road was charged with falsely reporting an incident.

According to the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department, Thompson is alleged to have called 911 claiming to have been robbed at Testa Park in the town of Cortlandville.

Investigators say Thompson had a “visible lump on his forehead.” He was taken by ambulance to Cortland Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Police say they determined Thompson had injured himself and fabricated the account of a robbery.

Thompson was ordered to appear in Cortlandville town court on July 8.

Best of WNBF

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wnbf.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on WNBF News Radio 1290 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on WNBF News Radio 1290 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!