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Man admits to filing multiple false police reports

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A man who seemed to have had a string of bad luck involving several robberies and home invasions has now admitted to falsifying multiple police reports. 

According to Jonesboro police, John Holloway confessed Tuesday to lying about the reports. 

The first false report was filed on January 17 when he claimed suspects broke into his apartment and stole multiple items including Xanax and Percocet.

Holloway also said a report from February 3 was false.    

At that time, he claimed a suspect broke into his home and fought with him. 

According to the report, he told police a man entered his home, and the two began fighting. 

He said the man hit him in the head and knocked him unconscious. 

Holloway told police his face and chest hurt. 

The third report was filed after he said suspects broke into his home on August 6 and cut him with a knife.

According to that report, Holloway had a 10-inch long cut on his leg from the ankle up.

Holloway admitted to police that the wound was self-inflicted.  

 He also confessed to trying to get pain medicine because of a back injury and addiction. 

Police say they contacted a veteran's assistance program, who said they would be in touch with Holloway to assist him.  

While Holloway admitted to falsifying these reports, he maintains that the report in which he claims he was robbed while delivering pizza is true.

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