April Fools' Day Prank Gets Waffle House Worker Arrested, Police Said


April Fools' Day is our annual celebration of lies and trickery. But every year a handful of office pranksters are reminded that certain lies and tricks are illegal.

Susan Tinker, 20, who works at a Waffle House in Hampton, Virginia allegedly called the police just before 6 a.m. on Monday to report a robbery, reports The Smoking Gun. A robbery that was a whimsical fabrication, according to the police that arrested and charged the woman with falsely summoning them to the scene.

"Responding officers investigated the incident and determined that the complaint was a fabrication in celebration of 'April Fool's Day,'" the Hampton police stated in a media release.