Southport shopkeeper has released CCTV of three men who tried to spend counterfeit Scottish £20 notes in his store.

The first incident took place on Thursday 26th October, a man came into Tranzform on Hoghton Street. The woman who worked behind the counter realised the £20 note was fake, and refused to accept it. She then told the man to leave the shop. The man spoke with a Irish accent.

The second incident happened on the same day, what is believed to be the same man went into the Queenscourt Hospice shop on Botanic Road and purchased one item with what turned out to be a fake Royal Bank of Scotland £20 note.

queenscourt hospiceThe man told a member of staff he was visiting his grandmother in Churchtown with his wife who was from Falkirk.

The man is described as, 6ft”, slim, aged around 30-years-old and appeared very nervous and edgy.

Staff at the store said: “We just want to make everyone aware because if they can do this to Queenscourt Hospice they can do this to anyone”.


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