The Bellefonte Borough Police Department is currently investigating 3 instances, where counterfeit money was used to make retail purchases.
All incidents took place Wednesday at 3 different locations in the downtown area.
In all 3 instaces, a man payed for small items with a counterfeit $50 bill. In one instance, after paying with a fake bill, he asked for change with another counterfeit $50 bill.
The suspect is described as a thin, African Amercan man about 6’2″ who was wearing a black covid protective mask.
The police are reminding business owners to check all currency using the proper detection pens and to check their cash deposits for the week, if they have not already done so.
Anyone with information on these incidents are asked to contact the Bellefonte Borough Police Department.