ST. AMANT — Ascension Parish sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man and a woman suspected of passing counterfeit bills at a convenience store earlier this month, deputies said Wednesday.
The incident is one of several instances over the past few weeks when counterfeit bills were passed to convenience stores in Ascension Parish, deputies said in a news release.
Maj. Kevin Hanna said a man and woman were seen leaving the Lake Market convenience store, 44063 La. 431, St. Amant, on April 1 after passing counterfeit bills to buy some items.
Deputies would not describe the bills used or what was purchased, but the duo and their vehicle were captured on store surveillance cameras.
Hanna, who is with the sheriff’s Criminal Operations, said the man and woman were seen leaving the Lake Market in an older-model, gray Dodge Caravan.
The man was wearing a baseball cap, a dark-colored muscle shirt and light-colored shorts, Hanna said.
The woman was wearing a light-colored T-shirt, dark-colored shorts and flip-flops.
Anyone with information on the identity of the pair or about the incident should call the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at (225) 621-INFO (4636) or by texting 847411 to the sheriff’s anonymous tip line from any cellular device. Callers can also contact Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).
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