Man Who Claimed He Was Stabbed For Looking Like a ‘Neo-Nazi’ Actually Stabbed Himself, Police Say

A San Diego man who claimed to have been stabbed in the hand by someone who asked if he was a "neo-Nazi" has admitted to stabbing himself and making up the story. Joshua Witt, 26, uploaded pictures of his stab wound to Facebook last week, and attributed the wound to a man who allegedly attacked him with a knife outside a Steak 'n Shake in Colorado. “All I hear is, ‘Are you one of them neo-Nazis?’ as this dude is swinging a knife up over my car door at me,” Witt wrote in the post that earned over 20,000 shares. “The dude was actually aiming for my head.” But when police reviewed footage from the area, they found no one fleeing the scene. Instead, they found footage of Witt purchasing the knife from a nearby sporting goods store. When police confronted Witt with their findings on August 24, he confessed to accidentally cutting himself in the car outside the sporting goods store where he had just purchased the knife. He was arrested on a false reporting charge.