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Police: Man stole checks from purse


EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. – Police say a man stole checks from a pocketbook he "found" at a local grocery store and then cashed them.

According to authorities, 24-year-old Harvey Wells cashed one of the stolen checks for almost $300 at a Price Chopper.

The Clifton Park man was identified with help by Troy Police.

Wells has been charged with Possession Forged Instrument in the 2nd Degree, Possession of Stolen Property in the 5th Degree, and Larceny.

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