Man gets two years in prison for stealing one dollar

Mugshot of Matthew Nguyen

Twenty-two year old Matthew Nguyen of San Mateo was sentenced to two years in prison for robbing a teenage girl of $1.

Police say last February, Nguyen entered the girl's backyard on Verdun Avenue wearing a ski mask and pointed an Airsoft pistol through the window. In July, Nguyen plead no contest to robbery, but did admit to using a deadly weapon.

Nguyen has a credit of 202 days against his two year prison term and must now serve 85 percent of the rest.
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