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Counterfeit bills circulate at Emmaus Farmers Market, police say

EMMAUS, Pa. - Emmaus Police say at least two counterfeit $100 bills were used to purchase goods at the Emmaus Farmers Market Sunday, July 13.

Police say it happened in the National Penn Bank lot on Main Street, where the market is always held, between 10 and 10:30 a.m

Two black males have been identified as suspects.

One of the men is in his 20s and is around six feet tall with a medium build. The other is between 50 and 60 years old and is around five feet ten inches tall with a heavier build.

The men used their $100 bills to purchase inexpensive items and then received "the bulk in change," according to police.

Police are working with national Penn Bank to find the suspects by using their video footage.

Anyone with information should call the Emmaus Police Department at 610-967-3113.


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