Man charged after group home attack hoax
A Putnam County man is charged with making a false report about an attack at a group home.
Christopher Lopez, 30, of Southeast, is accused of claiming a violent assault was taking place at a group home Friday, Dec. 20.
The claim resulted in a large-scale police response, but turned out to be a hoax.
Lopez is also accused of assaulting a nurse at a hospital in Carmel that same day.