Dayton water bill paid with fake money; police investigate

City staff here reported to police a water customer used a fake $50 bill to pay a city bill.

Dayton police were called around 4:30 p.m. Friday to city hall at 101 W. Third St., after a water department employee reported a woman paid her water bill with a counterfeit $50 bill, according to the police report.

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The bill was passed to the employee around the lunch hour on Friday. It was later checked with a bill marker that turned brown, indicating the bill was not real, the police report reads.

No arrests have been made.

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