Caught on tape: suspect wanted in counterfeit money investigation

In this Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 photo provided by Cornwall police, a man purchases two energy drinks at a local convenience store. He's considered a suspect in passing counterfeit money. (CCPS via Newswatch Group)

Update 1:44 p.m.: Police say they have identified the suspect based on tips from the public.

CORNWALL – Cornwall police are asking for your help in identifying a man suspected of passing counterfeit money in the city.

Police released an image of the man at the counter of a convenience store, looking through his cell phone while purchasing a couple of energy drinks.

There has been fake $50 and $100 Canadian banknotes circulating the Cornwall area, the police service said Monday.

Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked to call Const. Scott Virtue at 613-933-5000 extension 2782 or the anonymous tip line at 2404.

In this Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 photo provided by Cornwall police, a man purchases two energy drinks at a local convenience store. He’s considered a suspect in passing counterfeit money. (CCPS via Newswatch Group)
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