ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA) -- Police are asking for the public's help in finding the man wanted for cashing a counterfeit check locally, who has been identified as Jay Michael Linford, 48, of Gilbert, Arizona.

On June 7th at about 2:13 p.m. Alexandria Police say Linford cashed a counterfeit check at the United Bank in D.C. and an hour later, attempted to cash a second check at another branch in Arlington County. The teller at the second bank denied his check, but he left the bank before police arrived at the scene.

Police say he used a fake Maryland driver's license as identification at the United Bank at 301 S. Washington Street in Alexandria and the United Bank at 2300 Ninth Street South in Arlington.

Police released surveillance video of the man, who is described as white, in his 40s, 5'8" tall with a medium to heavy build. He was wearing a flannel shirt with dark jeans and brown shoes.

If you have information about Linford's whereabouts or have any information about the case, please callDetective Daniel Plank of the Criminal Investigations Section at 703-746-6251.

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