Man used fake £50 note in York Minster shop

CCTV pictures from the York Minster gift shop

A man paid with a fake £50 in the York Minster shop.

Now police have issued these CCTV pictures of a man they want to question over the fraud.

This follows an earlier appeal to find the man after he used counterfeit Bank of Ireland £50 notes to purchase low value goods from a number of shops at Monks Cross Shopping Park on Thursday, February 8.

He used the fake notes to pay for items from Hobbycraft, Starbucks and Sainsburys supermarket.

The CCTV images from Monks Cross

Police enquiries have found that on the same day, the man also used a Bank of Ireland counterfeit £50 note in the York Minster gift shop to purchase a low value toy.

Anyone who recognises the man pictured, or has information which could assist the investigation is asked to contact police – details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Rachel Shaw
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Rachel Shaw here
Quote reference number 12180025678