Laurel County man arrested for reporting fake assault

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man in Laurel County has been arrested for reporting a fake assault.

The sheriff says that 48 year-old Anthony Coffey called deputies to Powers Lane near London.

After deputies realized he made the false report, they arrested him.

During the arrest, Coffey tried to assault the deputies.

They say Coffey is charged with falsely reporting an incident, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and alcohol intoxication.

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