NEW YORK (CNN) — Authorities in Long Island are investigating how shredded confidential police documents ended up as confetti in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City, according to Nassau County Police.
Saul Finkelstein, a Manhattan attorney, was watching the renowned parade with his 18-year-old son Ethan, as they do every year, when they noticed a piece of shredded paper that appeared to have a Social Security number on it.
“There were shredded papers all over the place, like snowball size, all over the ground,” Finkelstein said. “There were whole sentences, license plate numbers and police reports.”
As they looked closer at the confetti, they came to realize the shredded pieces of paper were documents from the Nassau County Police Department.
On Sunday, Nassau County Police detectives came to Finkelstein’s home as part of an investigation into how the documents made their way from Long…
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