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Cash returned to customer after mix-up

W police carWestborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning:

On Saturday, May 11th, the Westborough Police Department received a call from Ann and Hope in West Meadow Plaza regarding a discrepancy in one of their cash drawers. They discovered that the cash drawer was $9,900 over for the day.

In investigation showed a female making a purchase of shelving for $1,173. The cashier received cash for the purchase. The customer handed the cashier cash which she thought were $10 bills in packs of ten. What she actually handed the cashier were $100 bills in packs of 10.

The investigation revealed that the customer was a 63 year old Leominster resident who has been suffering with an illness which has affected her cognizant faculties. The money has since been returned to her.

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