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Counterfeit bills show up at State Street store

Published On: Nov 07 2012 12:37:12 PM CST

MADISON, Wis. -

A State Street retail store told police seven counterfeit bills surfaced at the store Saturday.

Police said an employee at Sunshine Daydream, a retail outfit located at 619 State St., reported receiving seven fake $10 bills. The man told police he believed the counterfeit money was used by a customer two days prior to purchase a glass pipe and lighter.

The store said the person who paid with the fake money was a light brown or blonde-haired white man about 20 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed 160 pounds. According to the report, he was wearing a bandana on his head, a green coat and carried a backpack.

Police also said the fake bills had the same serial number: JG29413706.

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