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TEENAGERS FIND £5,000 CASH AND HAND IT TO POLICE (BUT GET NO REWARD)

October 7, 2023 by admin in News

TWO teenagers have been praised for their honesty after finding a briefcase containing £5,000 in cash and immediately handing it in.

Friends Will Miles and Ryan McClory defied the prevailing stereotype of British youth by going straight to police after finding the haul at a bus station.

But their only reward has been an invitation to join police on night patrol around the city where they found the cash.

The relieved owner has been reunited with his case, containing bundles of £50 notes, several passports, plane tickets and personal letters - but has declined to offer them a cut of the money as a gesture of his gratitude.

Bath MP Don Foster said: “While they didn’t seek any reward, it would seem reasonable that the bag’s owner might want to find a way of showing his thanks.”

Last night it emerged the money had been withdrawn by a father to pay his son’s university tuition fees.

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