SAN BRUNO (CBS SF) — San Bruno police arrested two East Bay residents Saturday for allegedly attempting to use counterfeit currency to make purchases at The Shops at Tanforan.

Police were notified shortly after 7 p.m. after a business reported receiving counterfeit bills. The suspects then allegedly tried to pass more bills at another business.

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Police identified 22-year-old Antioch resident Mykeda Tyjohnay Blackmon and 27-year-old Oakland resident Damar Eric Williams as suspects and a search turned up more phony currency in their possession, police said.

Mykeda Tyjohnay Blackmon (left) and Damar Eric Williams are accused of passing counterfeit bills at Tanforan Mall in San Bruno on January 25, 2020. (San Bruno Police Department)

Mykeda Tyjohnay Blackmon (left) and Damar Eric Williams are accused of passing counterfeit bills at Tanforan Mall in San Bruno on January 25, 2020. (San Bruno Police Department)

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They were booked into the San Mateo County Jail on fraud and commercial burglary charges.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the San Bruno Police Department at (650) 616-7100 or sbpdtipline@sanbruno.ca.gov.  Information can be left anonymously.

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