Manchester, NH Man Says He Was Wrongly Accused During Police Sting

Originally posted on CBS Boston:

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MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) – Alexander Ramasci calls it a misunderstanding and a mistake. But it’s left him charged with theft.

It began on Monday when he purchased a Christmas present at the Game Stop at the Mall of New Hampshire in Manchester. When the 23 year old returned to his car he noticed an unattended shopping cart in the parking lot.

“There was a purse and a bag. I wasn’t sure of the contents of the bag.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports

Turns out the items were intentionally placed there by police as a part of a sting to nab holiday shoplifters.

But Ramasci tells WBZ-TV he picked up the items and placed them in his trunk with the sole purpose of taking them home and then finding the rightful owner.

“My mother found wallets in the past. She knows to look at a…

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