Thousands of pounds found floating in Spalding river

Bank notes worth tens of thousands of pounds have been found floating in a river in Spalding.

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Police divers finish search of Spalding river

Police divers have finished their search of a river near Spalding, after £60,000 was found floating in the water.
Police divers have finished their search of a river near Spalding, after £60,000 was found floating in the water. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police divers have finished their search of a river near Spalding, after £60,000 was found floating in the water.

Detectives say they've no idea where the money came from, but suspect it could be linked to the proceeds of crime.

They say they're continuing investigations after people came forward with information, but believe all of the money has now been recovered.

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Significant money found floating in Spalding river

Bank notes worth tens of thousands of pounds have been found floating in a river in Spalding.
Bank notes worth tens of thousands of pounds have been found floating in a river in Spalding. Credit: PA

Bank notes worth tens of thousands of pounds have been found floating in a river in Spalding.

The cash, thought to total around 60 thousand pounds, was spotted in the South Drove Drain near Spalding town centre on Friday 25 October.

The Bank of England is expected to be drafted in to help police examine the notes. Detectives say anyone who wants to claim the money will need 'evidence of ownership'.