Police warning over fake £50 notes being used across Portsmouth and Fareham

FRAUDSTERS are using fake £50 notes across the area, police have warned.

Friday, 13th September 2019, 11:16 am
Updated Friday, 13th September 2019, 1:17 pm
Photos show: PC David Ronchetti and Sgt Rob Sutton, holding counterfeit £50 notes seized in a police investigation.

A number of reported counterfeits have been identified across the Fareham and Portsmouth area.

Police in Portsmouth took to Twitter to warn residents about the fakes.

In a tweet, Portsmouth police said: ‘If you are handed one, keep it safe, secure any CCTV and call us on 101.’

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To find out how to spot a real £50 note from a fake one, see: bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/50-pound-note