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Two wanted in connection with passing counterfeit money

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    By Photo courtesy of Bakersfield Police Department

    The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting the community’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted for questioning related to the passing of counterfeit currency. This man is described by the BPD as Hispanic, in his middle 30's, 6’ tall, 220 pounds, with a light complexion, with a goatee, wearing a white baseball hat, a long sleeve shirt with a white T-shirt underneath, dark blue jeans and black boots.

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    By Photo courtesy of Bakersfield Police Department

    The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting the community’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted for questioning related to the passing of counterfeit currency. Police described the woman as white, in her early 30s, 5’4” tall, 160 pounds, with a medium build and a light complexion, with brown wavy shoulder length hair, wearing a black shirt, black sweater and blue jeans.

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Bakersfield police are asking the public's help in identifying two suspects wanted for questioning related to passing counterfeit money.

On Jan. 18, a man entered the Kohl's at 9400 Rosedale Highway and paid with counterfeit money. The next day, the man went back to the store and returned the merchandise he purchased the day before for a refund.

The man was accompanied by a woman when a second purchase was made with counterfeit currency. The woman also tried to make a purchase using counterfeit money, but was unsuccessful. Both suspects ran from the business.

The man is described as Hispanic, in his mid-30s, 6 feet tall, 220 pounds, with a light complexion and a goatee, and wearing a white baseball hat, a long-sleeve shirt with a white t-shirt underneath, dark blue jeans and black boots.

The woman is described as white, in her early 30s, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 160 pounds, with a medium build and a light complexion, with brown wavy shoulder-length hair, and wearing a black shirt, black sweater and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111 or Detective Jeff Watts at 326-3543.

- Bakersfield Police Department

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