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JPD investigates counterfeit money

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A Jonesboro man said Wednesday that a man gave him a counterfeit $100 bill after he sold his cell phone to him, police said. 

According to a Jonesboro police report, Thomas Pettes said he met the man at Burger King on South Caraway Road around 5 p.m. Wednesday to sell the phone. Pettes said he did not know the money was counterfeit, but told police the money had Chinese writing on the left side of the bill. 

Police describe the suspect as a black male in his 20's or 30's with long, black hair, brown eyes and a medium build. 

Police are still investigating.  

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