Riverhead Cops Seek Woman with Fake $100 Bill

A woman tried to use a counterfeit $100 bill at a Riverhead store then ran away, according to authorities, and now police are offering a cash reward for help identifying her.

Riverhead police and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers have released images of the suspect that were captured by a security camera. The store is located at 758 Old Country Road. Police said she tried to purchase two items with the fake currency on November 22. She fled around 7:45 p.m., according to police.

She is wanted for possession of a forged instrument.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-220-TIPS. Police say calls will remain confidential.

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