Police find counterfeit cash with alleged Royal Show car thief

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ALLEGED counterfeit cash was found with an alleged car thief at the Perth Royal Show in Claremont about 4.50pm last Wednesday.

β€œA woman at the show reported her car keys had been stolen, so we sent out a patrol,” Senior Sergeant Tony booker said.

Police will allege a man unknown to the women was sitting with the keys in the car, which had false number plates, on Second Avenue, Claremont.

β€œIt will be alleged a search of the car also located cannabis and counterfeit Australian currency of one $100 note and a $50 note,” Sgt Booker said.

The man, of no fixed address, was charged with car theft, possession of counterfeit money and cannabis, breach of bail and giving false name, before be was refused bail and remanded to appear in court at a later date.

Police are inquiring further into the counterfeits.