DCC student arrested for falsely reporting robbery

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DANVILLE (WSLS10) - A Danville Community College student is now charged in connection with Tuesday's reported armed robbery near campus.

Police say 18 year old Jov Mahlon Hall called police around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday claiming he was robbed at gunpoint near Kemper Rd. and S. Main St. earlier in the day while leaving campus.

According to police, Hall told them a man stole money from him and then ran off.

Hall is charged with one count of giving false reports to law enforcement, which is a misdemeanor.