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Do you know this counterfeit notes suspect?
10:45am Wednesday 23rd October 2013 in News
Police in Cornwall are asking for the public's help after attempts to pass counterfeit currency in Perranporth and Penzance.
Officers have issued a CCTV image of the female suspect following linked incidents in the two towns
All the incidents occurred on Friday, September 27 at retail shops between 11.45am and 12.30pm.
A woman visited five separate shops in St Pirans Road, Perranporth and used counterfeit twenty pound notes in order to purchase items.
The shops visited include, the Holiday & Camera shop, the Beech Hut, Horizon, Higgins Shopping Arcade and Perran Hardware.
Later the same day the same woman visited Curreys store on the Heliport Retail Park in Penzance where she purchased a camera again using counterfeit twenty pound notes.
The suspect is described as being a white woman, aged between 25 to 35 years of age, slim build, 5’ 4” in height, shoulder length hair in a bob style. She spoke with a Welsh accent. She wore a white top and black trousers.
Police would like to hear from anyone who recognises this woman or has any information regarding the thefts.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting police reference GR/13/561 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at www.Crimesatoppers-uk.org