Hampshire police would like to alert businesses to the possible use of counterfeit Irish banknotes.
Two men with strong Irish accents entered stores in Kings Worthy and Alresford on Wednesday 17 January and bought low value goods with £50 notes.
These display the serial number A383952.
The men are described as follows: Suspect 1
• Shaved head
• Nicely shaped beard
• Wearing all black clothing, hoodie underneath his jacket and Nike trainers with white soles
• Shorter than Suspect 2
• Number 4 grade hair style
• Untidy beard
• Wearing grey jogging bottoms, Nike trainers with white soles, black jacket with black hoodie underneath and another layer of clothing (grey)
If you have been a victim of such a crime or have any information, please call 101 quoting 44180021518 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.