PD: Security Guard Steals $100K From Armored Truck On 1st Day Of Work

FAIRFIELD, N.J. (CBS) — An armored truck security guard is accused of stealing $100,000 in cash on his first day of work.

Fairfield Police say 19-year-old Larry Brooks was caught on surveillance video stealing the cash from a GARDA truck on Tuesday. Officials say Brooks had only been employed for one day at the company.

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Security officers were able to recover $85,900 from a vehicle that was parked in Elizabeth prior to contacting the police.

Brooks has been charged with second degree theft.

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