On Thursday (Aug 31), Sedalia Police received several reports of counterfeit money being passed at local businesses.

According to the report, officers responded to Big Lots at 3125 W. Broadway. Store management believed that counterfeit money had been passed at the business. Police confirmed the money was counterfeit and placed the bill into evidence.

The same afternoon, Sedalia Police were dispatched to Sally's Beauty Salon at 3400 W. Broadway, for a report of counterfeit currency. While at the salon, officers reportedly received information that counterfeit money had also been passed at Colton's Steak House, located at 4104 W. Broadway. The amount of counterfeit money passed was not listed in the report. The investigation is ongoing.

There were no further details available at the time of the report.

Kurt Parsons