Buckle shopper pays with counterfeit bills, police say

Shopper passes 4 counterfeit $100 bills Wednesday
Buckle shopper pays with counterfeit bills, police say

A man shopping at West Towne Mall Wednesday used counterfeit money to buy some clothing, Madison police said.

The man passed four counterfeit $100 bills around 2 p.m. at the Buckle, according to a release.

Staff did not realize the money was fake until after the customer left with clothing from the store, police said.

The man is described as black, 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing 240 pounds. He was in his mid-40s with short, salt-and-pepper hair, and he had a lazy right eye and teeth missing. He was wearing a grey suit and a paisley tie.