Man accused of $10K worth of handbag thefts in Greenwich

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A New York man is accused of stealing $10,000 worth of handbags from a store in Greenwich, police say.

Police say Gerald Smith, 48, of Mount Vernon, was arrested in New York on unrelated charges Tuesday and transported to Connecticut as a fugitive.

Smith and another man are accused of stealing purses from a store along Greenwich Avenue in January.

He is also wanted by police in Paramus, New Jersey in connection to theft charges.

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