The is urging local businesses to be careful during cash transactions after two businesses were targeted with the crime.
According to police, a group of individuals passed conterfeit $20 bills as real currency at the businesses on Friday, Aug. 10.
The group would enter the establishment and would purchase items or ask for change.
Police were able to identify the counterfeit bills and connect the two crimes, but were not successful in catching the culprits. As such, they are asking consumers and employees of local businesses to watch for people matching the following descriptions:
- A black male, age 18-20, last seen wearing a purple T-shirt and gray pants
- A black female, age 18-20, last seen wearing a white shirt and black pants
- A black male, age 18-20, described as around 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds, last seen wearing a blue shirt with “Free my Friends” on the front and blue jeans
- A black male, age 18-20, last seen wearing a white shirt and black pants
Anyone who observes suspicious activity, or anyone matching those descriptions, is asked to call the Dearborn Police Tip Line at 313-943-3030.