– FILE – Wallingford Police Cruiser (WTNH / George DeYounge)

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — 13 local liquor stores underwent alcohol compliance checks, and only two passed, according to Wallingford Police.

Police say a 19-year-old working with police attempted to purchase alcohol at 13 stores. In 11 of those stores, the 19-year-old was never asked for identification and was successful in purchasing alcohol.

After making the purchase, detectives questioned employees who sold the teen the alcohol. The clerks provided excuses such as “I forgot,” “I checked, they were 22-years-old,” and “I was busy,” among others.

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