Police are warning local businesses to look out for counterfeit £50 notes.

British, Scottish and Irish counterfeit £50 notes have been circulated over the last week in villages between Andover and Basingstoke.

Some local businesses have fallen foul and become out of pocket by accepting these notes.

Below is a link for the Bank of England which gives guidance on what to look for to ensure the notes are genuine.

Visit, https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/50-pound-note