Lethbridge Police hoping to return found money to rightful owner – CASE CLOSED

Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Police are hoping to identify the owner of a wallet containing a very large quantity of cash that was turned in by a Good Samaritan during a Swap Meet earlier this month.

On February 15, 2020 a male located a wallet in the parking lot of the Exhibition Grounds and handed it in to security staff. The wallet was found to contain a large quantity of cash and was subsequently turned over to police. At the time, the Exhibition was hosting an automotive parts, antiques and collectibles Swap Meet and more than 2,000 people were in attendance.

 The wallet was found to contain a large quantity of cash and was subsequently turned over to police.
The wallet was found to contain a large quantity of cash and was subsequently turned over to police.

In order to claim the wallet, proof of ownership will be required – including the exact sum of money inside.

The owner of the wallet or anyone with information is asked to contact the LPS Property and Exhibits Unit at 403-330-5017.

UPDATE:

Please be advised the owner was identified and the money and wallet have been returned. Police thank the media and public for their assistance.

Lethbridge Police Service



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