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Lockport police are searching for a man who passed a counterfeit bill

LOCKPORT, LA (WVUE) -

Lockport police are looking for a man who passed a counterfeit $20 bill at a local convenience store.

Authorities learned that the suspect, described as a black male,  entered a convenience store on Crescent Avenue just before noon on Sunday, January 10.

 He used a counterfeit $20 bill to make a purchase. The cashier discovered the bill was counterfeit moments after the suspect left the store.

A surveillance camera captured an image of the suspect at the cashier’s counter.

Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting "GIVEATIP" plus your message to 274637.

Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at www.crimestoppersbr.org.

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.

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