VIDEO: Teen Falling In Canal

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A teenager told Police he had been stabbed, when actually he had fallen into a Dudley canal.

The 19 year old was trying to jump across a canal in Coseley in May when he fell in and injured himself.

He was embarrassed so he made up the story that he had been stabbed in the chin by a group of thugs with a 10 inch knife.

When Police were investigating they found this video on his step-dad’s phone…

Both the teenager and his 25 year old step-dad were arrested for perverting the course of justice, they were fined.

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Headlines supplied by Sky News.