£60,000 found floating down a river

Police have launched an appeal following £60,000 being found floating down a river.

A shocked dog walker spotted the cash in the South Drove Drain close to Spalding town centre in Lincholnshire and alert police to the find.

Police Officers pulled the cash that was said to be floating out of the river, in total £60,000 was counted.

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.”