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Police: Video Evidence Disputes Victim's Account in Alleged Robbery

by on August 20, 2013 4:42 PM

The State College Police Department said Tuesday afternoon that video evidence of a reported robbery earlier in the day disputed what the victim initially told police.

A female employee told police she was in the parking lot of the Uni-Mart when an unknown male with scruffy clothes approached her, police said. the employee said the man took a bag of money from her and cut her, giving her superficial injuries, police said.

Video evidence obtained by police disputed the victim's account, police said in a press release. The video shows the victim in the lot alone and does not show a robbery occurring, according to the release.

Adam Lidgett is a freelance reporter who has covered news and feature stories in State College and Centre County.
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