Police: Man Tries to Use Fake Money to Buy Gaming Console

A man who tried to pay for a gaming console with fake cash pulled out a gun on the suspicious seller, police report.

According to the Prince William County Police Department, two men had agreed online to meet up about purchasing the gaming console.

The two arranged to meet at 2:43 p.m. Monday on the 2700 block of Potomac Mills Circle. The victim told police that when he asked the buyer about the fake currency, the buyer displayed a gun. The buyer left the area in a car driven by a second man, according to police.

No injuries were reported. The buyer was described as between 25-30 years old, is 5 feet 11 inches tall, 165 pounds, and had black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red, white, and blue button-up style shirt and blue jeans.

There was no description available for the driver of the getaway car, a dark gray Chevrolet Impala. 


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