Police: Man taking money for replacement fire extinguishers

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Police are trying to identify a suspect who is posing as a fire prevention officer and taking money for replacement fire extinguishers.

The suspect went to the Dunkin Donuts in downtown Cincinnati and the Cold Stone Creamery in Newport and presented himself to employees as being with the city fire prevention office and said he was there for an inspection.

He then stated the fire extinguishers needed to be replaced. Both stores paid him money for the replacements.

If you can identify this suspect, call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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