It was his first day on the job, but police said a newly hired security guard made off with $100,000.
Fairfield police said that Larry Brooks, 19, was caught on camera taking the money, News 12 New Jersey reported.
Police said that company security officers found most of the money, $85,900, in a car, before calling local police. Law enforcement officials said they are not sure what happened to the remaining $14,100, NJ.com reported.
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