Man arrested for false report of armed robbery

An armed robbery at Brother's Flooring in Dixon was reported on Tuesday

DIXON, Illinois - A Coleta man was arrested Thursday in connection with an armed robbery he reported that never actually happened.

Jason L. Hoffman, 27, turned himself into the Dixon Police Department for an active arrest warrant for disorderly conduct (false report), a Class 4 felony.

According to Dixon police, an armed robbery at Brother’s Flooring was reported on Tuesday at approximately 5:55 p.m.

During the investigation, police found that the information that was initially obtained from the victim was fabricated and the armed robbery that was reported actually never occurred.


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