Police are appealing directly to members of the public and businesses in Hartlepool that may have came in to contact with bank notes which have been stained with dye to contact the,
The appeal follows a robbery that took place at ASDA on Marina Way in Hartlepool at 4.50am on Monday 1st September.
Police have already arrested four men aged 22, 24, 25 and 49 from the Durham Constabulary force area, who are all currently on police bail following the incident.
DC Tony Keogh from the Cleveland Police Organised Crime Unit has said “We know that two
local Hartlepool businesses have come into contact with bank notes which have been
stained with a blue coloured dye.
“We believe that these notes may have been stolen in a robbery at Asda on Marina Way. We would appeal for any other businesses or any members of the public that have come into contact with notes such as these to contact us.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Keogh on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.