Two arrested after Newry fake £20 note incidents

Newry Times News Posted by
Friday, November 15th, 2013

Police have arrested two people in Dungannon after counterfeit notes were passed at businesses in Newry.

On Saturday, 9th November, police received a report of counterfeit £20 Ulster Bank notes being passed by a male customer at a toy store in Damolly Retail Park.

Police obtained the registration of the vehicle the male was travelling in and attended the home of the last registered owner.

A 42 year old female and 43 year old male were arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation, possession of counterfeit currency and tendering couterfeit currency.

A number of items and notes believed to be counterfeit were seized during the search of a house in Dungannon.

The male and female were later released on bail pending further enquiries.

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