Prior Lake police seeking a suspect believed to be passing counterfeit bills 18 Jan 17

Prior Lake police are seeking a suspect believed to be passing counterfeit $50 bills at local businesses.

Police have received three recent reports of the bills, which appear authentic at a glance. The bills were not discovered as counterfeit until they were deposited at a bank, according to a city news release.

All of the bills have the same serial number: MD 33061255 A. The suspect is man in his 20s with a medium complexion and thin build. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Prior Lake Police Department at 952-445-1411.

For more information on identifying counterfeit bills, visit the U.S. Department of Treasury at www.treasury.gov.