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Gravesend man handed community order after police find fake cash

PUBLISHED: 12:11 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:11 15 March 2013

A Gravesend man has been given a community order after being found carrying a knife and £100 in fake cash.

Daniel O’Connell, 24, of Valley Drive, pleaded guilty to possession of both counterfeit currency and a bladed article at Bromley Magistrates Court.

He was arrested after attempting to hide his face from officers on a routine anti-burglary patrol near the Princess Royal University Hospital, in Bromley.

Officers stopped a searched his Peugeot 306, finding £100 in fake £20 notes and a lock-knife.

His community order stipulates he must complete 80 hours unpaid work and is required to pay £145 court costs.


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