Christopher Soda, 26, allegedly confessed to a similar crime in neighboring Stoughton
Credit: Walpole Police Department

Police arrested a Massachusetts man who allegedly was caught on camera trying to rob a liquor store on Sunday by threatening to give the cashier AIDS with an apparent syringe, Walpole police confirm to PEOPLE.

Christopher Soda, 26, was charged with four counts, including carrying a dangerous weapon, threats to commit a crime, assault with a dangerous weapon, and attempted armed robbery.

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Police say Soda confessed to the crime as well as a similar crime in the neighboring town of Stoughton.

A surveillance video obtained by PEOPLE shows a man cops allege to be Soda entering the store at around 3 p.m.

“He basically told the cashier, ‘Give me all your money or I’m going to infect you with AIDS,’ ” a Walpole police spokesman told PEOPLE yesterday.

The spokesman tells PEOPLE that the suspect didn’t steal any money or goods from the store.