POUND, Va. -- A Johnson City man faces criminal charges after a reported stabbing Monday at a business near Pound, Virginia, according to the Wise County Sheriff's Office.
Timothy Andrew Clark, 46, was charged with filing a false police report after claiming to have been stabbed before he arrived at the Double Kwik Marathon along U.S. Highway 23.
Investigator Sgt. Steve Jones with the Wise County Sheriff's Office said deputies were told Clark -- a Krispy Kreme delivery truck driver -- pulled into the parking lot of the convenience store around 5 p.m. Monday and began blowing his horn multiple times.
An unidentified store clerk approached the vehicle to check on Clark when Clark said he had been stabbed.
Deputies were called to the scene and Clark was taken to Norton Community Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
According to a criminal complaint filed in the Wise County General District Court, Clark told an investigator that while he was parked at a rest area across the state line in Virginia a female approached his vehicle and asked for free doughnuts.
Clark stated that he told the woman no, and that the woman headed toward the back of his vehicle. He said he got out of the car and followed her to try and deter her from entering the truck.
The complaint states that Clark said the woman then pulled a "pirate" knife and cut him.
Deputies were unable to corroborate Clark's story during the investigation, according to Jones. Clark later admitted to detectives that his injuries were self-inflicted. The complaint states that he told the investigator that he cut himself with a box cutter, and didn't want people to think he was suicidal.
The case is being handled by the Wise County Commonwealth Attorney's office.