Pizza deliveryman phones in bogus homicide tip

CLARKSON, N.Y. (WIVB) – A pizza deliveryman is facing charges after he allegedly phoned in a fake homicide tip.

Television stations in Rochester report 18-year-old Mason Requa of Holley called in the bogus tip on West Ridge Road in Clarkson Wednesday night because he was afraid he would be fired for being late on a delivery.

Police say Requa provided a lot of details, prompting a four hour search, after which he admitted he made it all up.

Requa is charged with falsely reporting an incident.

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