Quick-change artist tries to rip off Elkhart fast food restaurants, police say

The woman wearing a blue coat allegedly confused a cashier at Wendy's on Cassopolis Street into giving her $40 more than she was owed in change Thursday evening, Jan. 19, 2017. This image was taken from a surveillance camera inside the restaurant.

ELKHART — Police say a quick-change artist made the rounds of Elkhart fast food restaurants over the past week.

Tiana Rodriguez, who works at the Wendy's on Cassopolis Street, said a woman came into the business around 8 p.m. Thursday evening and tried to bilk a cashier out of money. Rodriguez said the woman was "shoving money at the cashiers, confusing them" and made off with about $40.

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I give them all counterfeit bills when they do that...woot.

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