POSTED: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 1:15pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 1:19pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — A woman is wanted for allegedly using counterfeit money to purchase gift cards from a local Rite Aid.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident happened on Saturday, Dec. 8. We’re told the suspect used 11 counterfeit $50 bills to purchase two Green Dot Money Packs at the pharmacy check out. One gift card was in the amount of $400 and the other was $100. She then received $40.10 in change from the cashier.
The suspect is described as black female, approximately 5'7, 160 pounds, purple shirt, white shorts, sandals, with a tattoo on her right upper arm that appears to be three lines of words in black ink.
If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.