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State College cops seek info on counterfeit cash

State College police have released images of a man who used a $100 bill at a local Uni-Mart. The money was counterfeit, police say.
State College police have released images of a man who used a $100 bill at a local Uni-Mart. The money was counterfeit, police say. Photo provided

State College police are investigating an incident at the South Atherton Street Uni-Mart involving counterfeit money.

Police say it happened Friday after 1 a.m., when a man came into the store, paying for gas with a $100 bill. That money turned out to be counterfeit.

The man who used the cash was described as a college-age black male, approximately 5-foot-8 inches tall with a muscular build and long black dreadlocks in a ponytail. Police released surveillance images of the man in a white T-shirt with a blue design on the front, green camouflage pants and tan boots.

According to police, the man was alone and driving a green car, possibly a 4-door Subaru.

Anyone with information can contact State College police at 234-7150, by email at police@statecollegepa.us or submit an anonymous tip through the website at www.statecollegepa.us.

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