The staff at a Grand Junction drugstore were not laughing when they discovered a woman used counterfeit money to pay for her purchase.

The counterfeit $100 bills were used to make a purchase on December 19 at the Rite Aid store at 400 North First Street.

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Crime Stoppers of Mesa County

The store's security cameras photographed a black female, believed to be the suspect. She is estimated to be 25 to 35 years old and between 5-foot 6-inches and 5-foot 9-inches tall.

At the time the fraudulent purchase was made, the woman was wearing blue jeans, a light winter coat with a fur-lined collar and was carrying a large tan purse.

If you recognize this woman or have seen her you are asked to call Crime Stoppers of Mesa County at 970-241-7867 or submit the information through the Crime Stoppers website.

All information submitted is done completely anonymously and ca earn the person providing the information a cash reward of up to $1,000 if it leads to an arrest.

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