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Krispy Kreme employees searching for customer after finding $470 on floor

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Employees at an Oklahoma City Krispy Kreme store are searching for an elderly man who left behind something very valuable.

He dropped nearly $500 in cash while he was in their store, located at Penn and Memorial.

The man dropped the money on the floor in the lobby around 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

 “The gentleman had come in, purchased a couple of donuts. As he was putting his money away, he dropped some on the floor,” said Jason Hart with Krispy Kreme.

At the time, no one noticed anything strange.

About 20 minutes later, an employee was sweeping the lobby floor when she discovered $470 in cash.

Employees said they waited all afternoon and evening to see if the man would return for the money, but he never did.

That's when they decided to look at their security footage.

“They had reviewed some tape, our video tape, our security tape to find it and saw that he actually did drop the money. We have a good photo of him, are just looking for him, trying to get him his money back,” Hart said.

Now, they know what he looks like but don't know how to find him.

Security cameras also captured the man’s black truck driving away, but they can’t make out the tag number.

Employees said he appears to be around 70 years old and possibly is a veteran because of the tattoo on his forearm.

“I would hate to lose $470 myself, and I can’t imagine what it’s like to not have that,” Hart said.

Hart is hoping the man is local but said, even if he isn’t, they’ll find a way to get his money back to him.

If you recognize the man in the surveillance video, call the Krispy Kreme store at Penn and Memorial.