Counterfeit Cash Reported in Madison

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2012 --- 11:00 a.m.

Incident Report from the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type: Fraud

Incident Date: 08/26/2012 - 11:25 PM

Address: 3019 E. Washington Ave. (Mobil gas station)

Suspect(s): Male, white, 35 years old, 5'8", 155 pounds, blond hair; wearing a red shirt, blue jean shorts and a baseball cap. He was driving an older black car, possibly an Acura.

Details: A customer, attempting to buy gas at a Mobil gas station, 3019 E. Washington Ave., Sunday evening, snapped a counterfeit $20 bill from the hand of a service station clerk after the clerk used a marker to determine the bill was a fake. The victim said the man had a wad of money. A description of the criminal and the car he drove can be found above.

The MPD also took a report from a manager of Pizza Hut, 2649 E. Springs Dr., last Thursday night after someone gave a driver a counterfeit $20 bill to pay for a pie. It could not be determined which customer provided the bogus bill.

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