He claimed the man then stabbed him in the hand with a small knife as he tried to defend himself.
Witt told police he was getting out of his auto when a black man came up to him as said: 'Are you one of them neo-Nazis?'
He posted photos of his injuries on Facebook saying he had been mistakenly identified as a neo-Nazi most likely because of his haircut.
Witt posted about the alleged incident on Facebook earlier this week with several photos of his leg and auto covered in blood.
Joshua Witt posted pictures of his stabbing wounds on his Facebook page right after the alleged attack.
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Witt had claimed on social media that his haircut was to blame given he has no tattoos or anything that would suggest he is a neo-Nazi.
Upon looking up the footage from the Steak 'N Shake Witt claimed he was assaulted in front of, police could not find anyone running from the scene.
Witt was booked and released for filing a false police report.
The man Witt had described as the "suspect" was found to be a nearby transient who was cleared of any involvement, police said.
"On August 24, 2017 Sheridan Police, re-interviewed Mr. Witt where he was confronted with all the information listed above", Sheridan Police Chief Mark Campbell told Gizmodo in a statement. "Mr. Witt subsequently admitted to accidentally cutting himself with the knife while parked in his auto in front of the sporting goods store and admitted making up the story about being attacked".
When police re-interviewed Witt, he admitted to accidentally cutting himself with the knife while parked in his auto in front of the sporting goods store. A conviction on the charge can result in a fine of up to $2,650 and up to one year in jail.