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Hendersonville man arrested for false report of armed robbery

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Posted at 11:53 AM, Jul 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-13 12:53:51-04

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Hendersonville man is in custody after he made a false report of armed robbery to the police Friday night.

According to Hendersonville police, 28-year-old Daniel Roland reported to them that he had been robbed at gunpoint on the 100 block of East Main Street, near the entrance to Drakes Creek Park.

Officers and detectives responded to the call to investigate the robbery, but learned during investigation that a robbery never occurred. The victim actually lost his money in an attempted drug deal in the Rivergate area.

Roland was arrested, transported to the Sumner County jail and charged with filing a false police report. At the time of writing, his bond and court date had not been set.

Hendersonville police have asked anyone who may have information on this case to contact them at (615) 264-4303, Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at (615) 573-5400.