Police searching for man who bought phone with counterfeit cash

Surveillance video shows a man on March 9 that police say used counterfeit cash to purchase a cell phone. (Oklahoma City Police Department)

Oklahoma City police have released video of a suspect they would like to identify in connection to a theft of a cell phone.

Police say on March 9 a female victim was trying to sell her cell phone on a popular app and agreed to meet up with a potential buyer. The woman met with the 16-17 male at a well-lit Sonic near NW 63 and Meridian.

After the suspect and victim exchanged phones and cash, the suspect took off running. The cash later turned out to be counterfeit.

Anyone with information on the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 405-235-7300.

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