Police search for ID of suspect attempting to pay with fake money at Opelika bookstore

Opelika police searches for ID of suspect attempting to use fake money at bookstore
Opelika police searches for ID of suspect attempting to use fake money at bookstore(Source: Opelika Police Department)
Published: Mar. 7, 2023 at 9:47 PM EST
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OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - The Opelika Police Department asks for the public’s help identifying a suspect who tried to pay with fake money at Books-A-Million.

According to authorities, the incident happened around 11:15 a.m. on Christmas Eve last year at the bookstore located on Tiger Town Parkway. A male suspect was caught on camera attempting to buy merchandise with a fake $100 bill.

The man was seen wearing black pants with a white stripe, a dark letterman-style jacket with white sleeves, an “S” in the front, and a large logo on the back.

Police are charging the suspect with criminal possession of a forged instrument.

Anyone with information to help identify this individual should contact the Opelika Police Department at 334-705-5220.