PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Petal Police need the public's help in identifying a pair of suspects allegedly involved in a "Change Game" scam.
According to a release a pair of alleged con-artists swindled a local fast food cashier out of an excessive amount of cash during a fast food order transaction.
Petal police officials stated the incident occurred at Dickie's Bar-B-Que on Highway 42 in Petal, on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
The two suspects are described as two black males wearing dark colored clothing and white tennis shoes. One had on a white baseball cap and the other was wearing a dark toboggan style hat. The suspects left the scene in a large body silver Cadillac.
Officials referred to the scam as the "Change Game", that involves one person presenting a large bill, then confuses the cashier into giving them money in various denominations, while the another person distracts employees.
According to police, the incident at Dickie's Bar-B-Que involved the two suspects purchasing a fountain drink, and then presenting the large bill to the cashier, while one of the two kept other personnel busy.