Police hope to ID woman who tried to pass phony $100 bill

Police in Dauphin County are seeking to identify a woman who attempted to buy a pack of cigarettes with a phony $100 bill. It happened at about 8:30 pm Tuesday evening at the Rite Aid on Walnut Street in Susquehanna Township.

An alert cashier was able to spot the counterfeit bill and call police. The suspect, realizing her situation, ran out of the store. Investigators released a surveillance photo of the suspect in hopes someone will identify her.

Anyone with information o the case is asked to contact Detective Lee A. Tarasi at (717) 909-9259 or email LTarasi@susquehannatwp.com.  Anonymous tips may also be left at 909-TIPS.