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Citrus Heights police seek to identify suspects who used counterfeit bills

Counterfeit suspects
Still images from surveillance footage show a pair of suspects being sought by Citrus Heights police for using counterfeit bills. // Courtesy, CHPD

Sentinel staff report–
Police released surveillance images on Thursday of a pair of suspects who allegedly used six counterfeit $100 bills to make a purchase at a large Citrus Heights store on Auburn Boulevard.

A news release from the department said an unknown man and woman used the fake bills while making a $600 purchase around 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 28 at a business on the 7000 block of Auburn Boulevard. Although police did not name the business where the incident occurred, the hundred block referenced is where Costco and Walmart are located.

The Citrus Heights Police Department said it is requesting help from the public to identify and locate the pair. The woman shown in surveillance images appears to be wearing a dark-colored California Republic sweatshirt and blue jeans, while the man is shown wearing a light blue sweatshirt and a white ball cap worn backward.

Police listed the offense involved as “possession of counterfeit money with intent to defraud.” Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call CHPD’s non-emergency dispatch line at (916) 727-5500, or the department’s anonymous crime tip line at (916) 727-5524.

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