Mystery man gives money away in Foyleside shopping centre

Foyleside Shopping Centre.

Foyleside Shopping Centre.

Police in Derry have investigated reports that a man gave away free money to people in Foyleside Shopping Centre on Tuesday.

It is understood the man threw a mixture of £10 and £20 notes from the first floor on to shoppers below.

Some reports said the man gave one local family £500 and proceeded to hand £20 notes to shoppers as he walked through the centre.

All of the money examined by the PSNI was found to be genuine.

The identity of the man remains a mystery.

The police have stated that no crime was committed.