Be warned about fake notes being used in East Sussex

Police are appealing for information about fake £50 notes being used.

Three men have used fake £50 notes in the space of 40 minutes in Seaford and Lewes on Wednesday night (Jaunuary 16). They bought small items with the notes and left with the change.

The first incident was at 7.30pm at a pub in Dane Road, Seaford, the second at a takeaway on Sutton Park Road also in Seaford at 7.40pm and the third at 8.05pm at the Tesco store in Brooks Road, Lewes.

The men are all described as in their early 20s, slim and possibly with European or Irish accents.

People are warned to be vigilant and check notes carefully.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online quoting serial 1163 of 16/01