Man faces jail for using fake £50 note

Picture: PA Wire
Picture: PA Wire

A 43-year-old man could be facing jail after admitting using a fake £50 note.

Brian Ward, of Williams Road, Burnley, pleaded guilty to passing the counterfeit note on Wednesday, January 21st, when he appeared at Crown Court.

Ward, said by his barrister Patrick Buckley to “have a considerable record” was bailed until Thursday, July 30th, for a pre-sentence report.

He was warned by Judge Ian Leeming: “All options, including immediate custody, are being kept open.’’