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Greensburg police searching for alleged scammer

Jacob Tierney
| Thursday, March 8, 2018, 4:42 p.m.

The City of Greensburg Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly pulled a "quick change" scam at the Shop 'n Save on East Pittsburgh Street.

Security footage shows a white man with a goatee, wearing a Steelers hat and polo shirt.

He paid a cashier with large bills, getting a $50 bill as part of his change, police said. Using some sleight-of-hand, the man swapped the $50 bill for a $5, showing it to the cashier and saying he had mistakenly received it instead of the $50, according to police.

The cashier gave him another $50 and the man left the store.

Anyone with information is asked to call Greensburg police at 724-834-3800.

Jacob Tierney is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-836-6646, or via Twitter @Soolseem.

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