- Police are investigating after a man turned up at a Wausau hospital with a serious arm injury first reported as a stabbing.
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, Wausau police were called early Sunday morning after a man came into the emergency room at Aspirus Wausau hospital.
The man claimed he had been hurt at a bar north of Merrill when someone bumped into him with a broken beer bottle.
Lincoln county deputies checked into the story.
A bartender said the man had never been there.
The man later admitted he was hurt at a private residence in the town of Maine, but still claimed it had been an accident.
The case was referred back to the Marathon county sheriff's department and Wausau police.
Written By: Newswatch 12 Newsteam