Police in Pittsfield are investigating reports of counterfeit bills being passed at local businesses.

In a press release, Pittsfield Police report ten and twenty dollar bills have shown up around town.

Police are asking the public to carefully examine any bills they receive, taking special note of the quality of the printing and the paper used.

If you’re in Pittsfield and come across a counterfeit bill, you’re asked to contact Pittsfield Police at 217-285-5011.