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Police say man stole thousands of dollars from mother, daughter

Eric Oak

Police: Man charged with theft by deception

NASHUA, N.H. — A Massachusetts man has been accused of pretending to be an employee at the Sears in Nashua, and stealing $9,000 from a customer.

According to authorities, the victim gave Steven Smith, 36, of North Reading, Mass., $9,000, thinking he was buying 10 large-screen televisions.

Police said Smith was charged with theft by deception and is due in court next week.