Binghamton Man Charged For Lying About Robbery
The City of Binghamton Police department has charged the employee of a pizza restaurant for lying about being robbed.
Police say that on October 6th, while in the area of Domino's Pizza on Vestal Avenue, 30 year-old Geoffrey Loke of Duane Avenue in Binghamton reported that he had been robbed at knife point and that the suspect took fifty dollars from him. Loke said that the suspect then fled the scene on a bicycle.
The incident was investigated by the Binghamton Detective Bureau and they determined that Loke lied about the incident, allegedly, so that he could keep the fifty dollars that he claimed was stolen.
Loke was an employee of Domino's Pizza at the time of the incident.
He is charged with one county of Falsely Reporting an Incident.