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Auxillary officer arrested in bodega alcohol bust
NEW YORK (WABC) -- There's a new twist in the case of a Brooklyn bodega worker busted for selling alcohol to a minor.
Prosecutors have arrested an auxiliary cop who's accused of setting the whole thing up.
The proof was found in surveillance video from the April arrest in Brownsville.
The undercover 18-year-old officer was in a hooded sweatshirt, trying to buy vodka.
The bodega worker checked his ID and said no.
A 51-year-old then buys the vodka and hands it to the teen outside and the worker is arrested.
Auxiliary Officer Anthony Harriott faces charges including official misconduct and making a false arrest.
He could get 4 years in prison if convicted.
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