A 26-year-old Chinese man was arrested in Yokohama for passing counterfeit 5,000-yen notes early this week, police said Friday.
According to police, Zhi Yu Lei used a bogus 5,000-yen bill when shopping at a confectionary in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, at around 7 p.m. Tuesday. As soon as the store owner determined the bill was fake, Zhi attempted to flee but was caught on a nearby street.
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