Woman goes shopping with fake $100 bill in Harlingen

Woman caught on tape using a fake $100 dollar bill

Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a woman who went shopping with a fake $100 dollar bill in Harlingen.

It all happened at the Stripes convenience store off West Harrison Avenue and F Street last month.

Harlingen police told Action 4 News that surveillance cameras caught a woman using counterfeit cash.

The woman used the fake $100 dollar bill to buy cigarettes and rolling papers.

Investigators said the clerk gave her change and the woman left with a man in a dark-colored Grand Marquis.

The woman has not been identified but police released her image on Friday in hopes someone would recognize her.

Authortiies are asking anyone with information to call Harlingen Crime Stoppers at (956) 425-TIPS or (956) 425-8477.