Praise for 'kind' Derbyshire teenagers who handed in wallet they found at train station

A group of teenagers who found a wallet at a Derbyshire train station have been praised for handing it in to police.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 9:49 am

Officers in Shirebrook have now been able to reunite the wallet with its owner following an appeal on Facebook.

Shirebrook Police Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) said yesterday: “A wallet has been handed in to Shirebrook Police Station by a kind bunch of teenagers, it was found at Shirebrook Train Station.”

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Teenagers handed in the wallet in Shirebrook.
Teenagers handed in the wallet in Shirebrook.

Officers from the police team urged the owner to send them a private message on Facebook and were alter able to inform people later that the owner had been tracked down and his wallet returned. to him.

The young people have since been praised by residents for their kindness.

Maureen Edwards posted on the SNT’s Facebook page: “Well done kids, it goes to prove that there are still some good ones out there.”

And Gill Haslam posted: “Good on ya kids.”

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