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Lost purse returned... after 31 years

The purse was returned after 31 years Credit: Lincolnshire Police

A purse which was found in Market Deeping, Lincolnshire has been handed in.... 31 years after it was discovered.

The local policing team used social media to track down it's owner and return it to their husband.

Inspector Reid Martin, Community Policing Inspector, said:

"We are delighted to have returned the purse and it’s contents.

"Although it took a while, a long while, for the purse to be handed in, it shows it’s never too late and I’m grateful we have been able to reunite the purse to the owners family."

– Inspector Reid Martin, Lincolnshire Police.