New Bern Police: Man Jailed After Lying About Being Robbed

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A man who claimed he was robbed by 4 men in New Bern has been arrested for filing a false police report.

Corey Hyman told police he was jumped and robbed September 7th while walking the footpath on Tryon Palace Drive.

Investigators say Hyman was actually involved in an altercation on Suttons Alley involving 4 men and his phone was lost during the assault.

Hyman was arrested and placed in jail on a $2,500 bond.