From the New York Daily News:
Mohammad Shaukat, 22, was arrested for claiming falsely that two black men stole $33,000 in camera equipment from him at W. 106th St. and the West Drive about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday. “It never happened,” a police source said of the robbery.
Shaukat was charged with making a false written statement. He has one prior sealed arrest.
Shaukat was scheduled for an arraignment Tuesday morning, reports DNAinfo New York.
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