EMT lied about to the attacked by a gang of criminals, police say

An FDNY emergency medical technician who claimed to have been attacked by a gang of thugs and robbed on Christmas actually invented the entire elaborate story, the police said Wednesday.

An EMT told the NYPD he was robbed and stabbed on Christmas

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Steven Sampson, 41, was charged with making a false statement and falsely reporting an incident for claiming that he was held up by four offenders in the Bronx, police said.


The tattooed father of two allegedly produced a good image of violence, while off duty, on the way to a holiday party.

The 9/11 veteran went on to detail a heroic battle, stating that he has a clinic in an arm bar and hit a different as the other two picked up christmas presents from his car.

The missing gifts, reportedly, a total of almost $ 3,000, including beverage, toys, electronics and other items intended for his family.

Sampson eventually drove himself to Jacobi Medical Center, where he has seven stitches for a puncture to his right arm.

But agents say they approached the area in the course of their investigation and could not confirm Sampson’s story.

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