Fake notes used in Richmond shop

Police have issued a warning to businesses after fake notes were used in a Richmondshire shop.

A number of the fake £20 notes were used to purchase goods from a shop in Richmond.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Please remain vigilant and take the time to check carefully as the fake notes were of a high quality.

“If you have any concerns please call 101 and ask to speak to one of our team.”

For information on checking the authenticity of banknotes click here.