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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 1:38pm 23rd October 2013 (Updated 1:41pm 23rd October 2013)


Police are searching for a woman who went on a shopping spree in Cornwall, with fake twenty pound notes.

She bought items, including a camera, from shops in Perranporth and Penzance at the end of September.

Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Sometime between 11.45am and 12.30pm on Friday 27th September a woman visited five separate shops in St Pirans Road, Perranporth and used counterfeit twenty pound notes in order to purchase items.

"The shops visited include, the Holiday & Camera shop, the Beech Hut, Horizon, Higgins Shopping Arcade and Perran Hardware.

"Later the same day the same woman visited Curreys store on the Heliport Retail Park in Penzance where she purchased a camera again using counterfeit twenty pound notes.
 
"The suspect is described as being a white woman, aged between 25 to 35 years of age, slim build, 5’ 4” in height, shoulder length hair in a bob style. She spoke with a Welsh accent. She wore a white top and black trousers.Police would like to hear from anyone who recognises this woman or has any information regarding the thefts."

They have issued the CCTV image below:

 

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting police reference GR/13/561, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at www.Crimesatoppers-uk.org

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