Counterfeit cash passed

By Betty Simpson |

Published 08/07 2014 11:00AM

Updated 08/07 2014 05:16PM

SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating two incidents where counterfeit cash was passed at area businesses. Both happened July 27.

The first was at Dollar General, in the 2000-block of West Jefferson, about 7:15 pm. The second was at Dollar General, in the 100-block of North Grant West, about 7:30 pm.

In both cases, a heavy-set, black woman passed fake bills to the cashier while a tall, thin, black woman and black man caused a disturbance.

The first suspect was wearing a long, white t-shirt and ponytail. All three took off in a maroon, four-door Oldsmobile.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward.

Sangamon & Menard County Crime Stoppers
(217) 788 - 8427
Text: Tip672 + info to CRIMES (274637)

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