TREASURE ISLAND – Police are searching for a Hispanic man in his 20s who passed a counterfeit $100 bill during a purchase Jan. 5 at the Surf Style store, 10701 Gulf Blvd.
According to a report from Treasure Island police, the man purchased two beach mats and paid with a bad $100 bill. The store manager suspected the bill might be bad but when she tested it with a special pen, it passed as legal.
The same suspect stopped at two other Surf Style stores in the county and passed additional counterfeit $100 bills, police said.
The suspect is about 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a black V-neck shirt, light-colored cargo shorts and flip-flops.