The homeless man who discovered the backpack with explosives in Elizabeth is being deemed a hero. Dennis Malloy is questioning whether or not he deserves that praise.

Turns out, the man admitted that he was stealing the backpack. So he's a thief. Yes, we appreciate that he reported the suspicious bag, but should we really be celebrating a man who was committing a crime as well?

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