James City police need public's help to identify man in counterfeiting incident

Staff writer

<p>James City County police have asked for the public’s help to identify a man suspected of passing a counterfeit $100 bill.

On Jan. 27, a man tried to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at the Bath and Body Works in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets, according to a James City County Police Department news release. Store employees refused to accept the fake bill.

The same man then travelled to the Food Lion at Ewell Station and successfully passed the fake bill, the release said.

The man wore blue jeans, black shoes, a black shirt, a sandstone colored overcoat and a grey baseball cap.

If you or anyone you know may be able to identify the man, call James City County Police Department Investigator Jason Slodysko at 757-259-5161 or by email at jason.slodysko@jamescitycountyva.gov. Or, callers can submit an anonymous tip by calling the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Roberts can be reached at 757-604-1329, by email at srobertsjr@vagazette.com and on Twitter @SPRobertsJr.

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