STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A suspect has been arrested and charged with tricking a 27-year-old autistic man out of his birthday money at a park in Stamford, Connecticut.
Stephen St. Jacques, also 27, of Stamford was arrested and charged with second-degree larceny on Monday, Stamford police said.
The entire incident, which happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the breezeway leading from Veterans Park and into the Stamford Town Center, was captured on surveillance video.
That was when the man excitedly showed the suspect his birthday money, police said. The man takes the money and appears to taunt the victim before pretending to put it back in the victim’s pocket, police said.