Teenage Security Guard Accused Of Stealing $100,000 On His First Day At New Job


A teenage security guard allegedly made quite the impression at work. Larry Brooks is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a New Jersey vault and transportation company Tuesday (July 25), during his first day on the job.

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Brooks, 19, faces second degree theft charges after security officials from Guarda claimed that he swiped $100,000 in cash, the Fairfield Police Department announced Thursday.

The company told police that Brooks was busted on surveillance camera.

Before contacting police, the security team apparently recovered nearly $86,000 of the stolen money from a car parked in Elizabeth, N.J., where Brooks lives.

Brooks was arrested and released on his own recognizance.

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