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Man arrested for panhandling and possession of needles in Evansville

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -

A man holding a sign asking for money along Green River Road has been arrested for panhandling and possession of needles.

Officers tell us Scott Becker was being belligerent with a passerby.

When police arrived, Becker allegedly claimed he was collecting money to get new teeth.

When officers searched Becker's backpack, they say they found two needles and syringes.

We're told Becker has been warned and cited multiple times for panhandling.

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