Deputies: Man admits to lying about being attacked by ‘large black cat’

Deputies: Man admits to lying about being attacked by ‘large black cat’
Rickey Wesley Lynch ( Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Investigators have determined that a Hemingway man’s report of being attacked by a wild animal Tuesday night are false.

According to a news release from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office, 33-year-old Rickey Wesley Lynch said he was attacked by a “large black cat” while walking to his neighborhood. Deputies say Lynch admitted the story was not true.

Lynch has been charged with filing a false police report and breach of peace, the release states. He has been transported to the Georgetown County Detention Center, where he is being held pending a bond hearing.

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