Fake five pound notes in circulation in South Lakes

Alert message sent 03/09/2018 15:11:00

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We have recently been made aware of fake £5.00 notes in circulation in Bowness-on-Windermere over this weekend. Please be aware that these are in circulation and to help you identify these notes, please look at the Bank of England security features booklet - here.

Notice the fading ink above the see through window on the fake note below. If you come across a £5.00 and in are in doubt of it being genuine do not accept it from the customer.

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Jonny Gios (Police, PCSO, Windermere)

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