Woman arrested on suspicion of fraud

Published: 3 Sep 2013 12:30

A 34-YEAR-OLD woman has been arrested on suspicion of fraud and forgery.

The arrest followsh a series of incidents between August 29 and September 2 in the Winnersh and Woodley areas, in which residents were approached by a woman who wanted change for a £20 note.

The notes are alleged to be fraudulent.

A Thames Valley Neighbourhood Alert was issued about these incidents, which prompted a resident to phone 999 and report an ongoing incident, resulting in the arrest.

The woman has been released on bail until September 15 to allow an investigation to continue.

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