BOSTON (CBS) — A homeless man turned in a backpack with $2,400 in cash, $39,500 in travelers checks and a passport that he found at South Bay Mall in Dorchester.
Boston Police officers at South Bay Mall were flagged down by the man in front of the TJ Maxx Store.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
The man said he found a black backpack that contained a large sum of money and a passport in the front of the store.
Officers took the backpack and its contents.READ MORE: Body Believed To Be Missing Five-Year-Old Elijah Lewis Found In Abington
The Good Samaritan could only provide officers with his name and the address of the shelter where he currently lives, Boston Police said.
Officers notified store security at the South Bay Mall about the backpack.
Later Saturday night, police were contacted by an employee of Best Buy who said a customer lost his backpack.MORE NEWS: 'Mecca Of Rowing': Head Of The Charles Regatta Participants Grateful For Event's Return
The passport matched the customer’s identity and his backpack was returned to him.