Hampshire police have been made aware of fake £20 notes which have been handed to several small businesses in Kingsclere.
Please ensure that you are not in possession of any fake notes by checking the security markings present on standard Bank of England currency.
Please see Bank of England guidelines http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Documents/kyb_lo_res.pdf
If you have received one then please contact your bank to hand in the note.
All business owners/staff who handle cash are advised to take extra care when handling cash.