Search

Fake bank notes seized on train

PUBLISHED: 14:00 17 April 2019 | UPDATED: 14:00 17 April 2019

Fake bank notes were seized on a train at Colchester. Picture: THINKSTOCK

Fake bank notes were seized on a train at Colchester. Picture: THINKSTOCK

Archant

Three men were detained and searched after fake bank notes were used on a train to try to buy tickets.

Britsh Transport Police officers were called at 10.10pm on Tuesday, April 16 after it was reported at a trio of men had boarded a Greater Anglia train in London and tried to use counterfeit money at the buffet car, as well as to buy tickets.

BTP officers boarded the service at Colchester railway station, where they searched and detained three men and seized a quantity of fake bank notes.

A spokesman for the BTP said two of the men - both aged 21, one from Dunstable and one from Sutton - were reported for fraud offences.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East Anglian Daily Times. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the East Anglian Daily Times