A man who told police he was pistol whipped and robbed by a fake officer recanted his story, according to officials.
The man initially told police he was approached by a suspect who was driving a black Ford Explorer with flashing lights and no sirens on S. Concourse Drive and Belmont Avenue at 8:41 p.m. Sunday. He said the suspect then struck him in the head with a gun and stole $100 from him before fleeing the scene.
Police later told NBC10 the alleged victim recanted his story and told them that he owed the man money.
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Police also told NBC10 they are investigating an incident on 50th and Jefferson streets Sunday night that may have involved a police impersonator robbing a victim. They have not yet released details on the incident.