Man arrested trying to pass counterfeit bills

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Wichita, Kan. -- Wichita Police took a man into custody after he tried to pass fake $20 bills at a Walmart store.

It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday at the store located at Pawnee and Broadway. Sgt. John Hoofer says the 24-year-old man tried to pay for his purchases with several counterfeit $20 bills, but an employee noticed they were fake and contacted police.

The man left the scene was located by officers a short distance away. He was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on counterfeiting charges. Sgt. Hoofer says he was carrying about 15 of the fake bills.

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