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Warning to retailers after counterfeit incident


By SPP Reporter


Police have warned about counterfeit notes.
Police have warned about counterfeit notes.

RETAIL staff in the north have been warned to be on their guard

following an incident involving counterfeit currency in the Inverness area.

At about 5.00pm on Wednesday, two young males entered the Co-op store in Wester Inches, Inverness and purchased items separately costing no more than £5 and paid with Bank of England £50 notes.

One male is described as about 12 years old, slim build, white, 5ft 3”, short brown hair wearing a dark grey jacket and jeans.

The second male is described as about 15-16 years old, slim build, white, 5ft 7”, short brown hair wearing a grey Adidas fleece jacket.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “If anyone has any information regarding these males or any similar incidents then please contact us on 101.”



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