£60,000 found floating in river

Police are appealing for information after banknotes worth around £60,000 were mysteriously found floating down a river in Lincolnshire.

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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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Police appeal for mystery money found floating in river

Banknotes worth tens of thousands of pounds have been found floating down a river, police said.

The money was said to be worth £60,000 on first count Credit: PA

The cash was spotted by a dog walker in the South Drove Drain near Spalding town centre Lincolnshire last month.

The money was said to be in fair condition Credit: PA

Officers who pulled the banknotes, said to be worth £60,000 on first count, from the river said a large amount was damaged but a good quantity appeared to be in fair condition.

Some of the banknotes were damaged Credit: PA

Detective Constable Steve Hull, of Spalding CID, said: "It isn't everyday that an amount of money like this is found and somebody must have information that will help the police trace the lawful owner. I would be grateful to hear from people who have genuine information to pass on to me."

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£60,000 found floating in a Lincolnshire river

Police are appealing for information after banknotes worth around £60,000 were mysteriously found floating down a river in Lincolnshire.

A dog walker spotted the cash near to Spalding town centre last month.

Officers who recovered the banknotes say a large amount was damaged but a good quantity appear to be in fair condition.

They are now trying to trace the owner.

If they cannot it will become the subject of a court forfeiture order.