Man who says he was stabbed just wanted pain meds, police say

MORGANTON, NC (WBTV) - A man who told police he was stabbed four times lied just to get pain medicine, police say.

The man was taken to the hospital for looked like fingernail cuts on him, police say.

The call came in front of a store on North Green Street around 8:45 Sunday night.

Medics checked the man out and released him.

The man has changed his story several times, police say.

He is expected to be arrested today.

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