A Lengthy Island man informed cops he was kidnapped and held for a number of hours, then confessed he made the entire story up — to curry some type of favor along with his estranged partner, authorities say.
Luis Umanzor of Brentwood had informed Suffolk County officers that three males grabbed him round 6 a.m. Thursday in a car parking zone at 1700 Veterans Memorial Freeway in Islandia, in keeping with police.
“Umanzor stated the boys put a bag over his head, compelled him right into a automobile, and saved him at an unspecified location towards his will for a number of hours earlier than dropping him off at an area hospital,” police stated in a information launch.
When detectives introduced Umanzor in for additional questioning, he “admitted to mendacity to police concerning the kidnapping in an try to achieve favor along with his estranged partner,” police stated.
He was arrested and charged with falsely reporting an incident within the third diploma and making an apparently sworn assertion within the second diploma.
He was launched on a desk-appearance ticket and is scheduled to look in court docket at a later date.