(Not so) smooth criminals
After using a fake $100 bill to buy doughnuts, a man fled from a popular Myrtle Beach drive-thru without his change Tuesday night, according to a police report.
Officers went to Donut Man, at 200 S. Kings Hwy., about 11:30 p.m. after a fraud complaint.
A man allegedly ordered a half-dozen box of doughnuts at the drive-thru and handed the cashier a $100 bill. The cashier said she handed the suspect the box of doughnuts and turned to check the bill, which had “for motion picture use only” printed on the front and back, the incident report states.
As the cashier turned to check the bill, the man allegedly fled in his vehicle toward Kings Highway and went southbound.
The suspect is described as a black man between the ages of 20 and 30 who was driving a newer white Nissan Altima with a South Carolina license plate, the report states. A witness said the trunk of the vehicle appeared to be broken and was “flopping open and closed” as the suspect fled, according to the report.
Police said there are no surveillance cameras in the drive-thru area of the restaurant.