Everett PD: Man scammed 11-year-old's lemonade stand with fake $100 bill
EVERETT, Wash. - Police are searching for man who took advantage of an 11-year-old running a lemonade stand by handing him a fake $100 bill for a drink and asking for exact change.
According to the Everett Police Department (EPD), the incident happened sometime over the summer on Beverly Blvd. The suspect handed 11-year-old Jeremy a counterfeit bill, and received a drink and $85 in change.
According to the EPD’s Facebook post, Jeremy spent his own allowance money to set up this lemonade stand, and he ended up using what allowance he had left to give the suspect his change.
(Everett Police Department)
"While our detectives work hard to bring closure to every case, this case struck a particular chord with them, and they want to do everything they can to get justice for Jeremy and catch this counterfeiter," The EPD wrote on Facebook.
Police are asking anyone with information on this suspect to call their tip line at 425-257-8450, or message them on their Facebook page.
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This is a developing story.