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WVC police create ‘fake ID’ in effort to find suspect in attempted theft

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Posted at 3:29 PM, Feb 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-17 17:29:51-05

fake idWEST VALLEY CITY,  Utah — Police in West Valley City took a unique approach to requesting the public’s help in identifying a suspect, but they said they felt the “fake ID” fit the nature of the alleged crime.

According to West Valley City Police Department, the man pictured above is wanted for allegedly using an ID bearing his picture but someone else’s information in an attempt to fraudulently obtain thousands of dollars.

Police stated, “This suspect likes fake ID’s so much, we made a special one just for him.”

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or who has knowledge of his whereabouts is asked to call police at 801-840-4000. See below for the tweet from police.