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Appeal to find medals' owner

Police are searching for the owners of these medals
Police are searching for the owners of these medals Credit: Humberside Police

Detectives in North East Lincolnshire are trying to locate the owner of what appear to be some form of Chinese Medals.

Police are searching for the owners of this medal display cabinet
Police are searching for the owners of this medal display cabinet Credit: Humberside Police

The items were recovered from an address in Grimsby and it is believed they may have been stolen, however police have not been able to locate an owner.

Anyone who believes they may be able to identify the owner(s) is asked to call Samantha Blendell at Grimsby Police Station on 01472 264571.

£5,000 reward for stolen Sheffield medals

One of the medals stolen from Gleadless

Anyone who can help to find a medal collection stolen from Sheffield is being offered a reward of £5,000.

Police are re-appealing for help to find medals stolen from a home in Gleadless on Friday March 1.

One of the medals stolen from Gleadless

Anyone with information is urged to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 906 of the 01/03/2013 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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PICTURES: A chance to go for gold!

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A glimpse of one of the medals up for grabs Credit: Calendar News

Everyone who takes part in the Great Yorkshire Run in September will have the opportunity to win their very own medal. A custom made gold medal will be awarded to the 2012th runner across the finish line, while four sterling silver medals will be awarded to people picked at random.

All five medals, which are worth more than £250 each, have been specially produced by Sheffield Assay Office. Each one will include a special commemorative hallmark celebrating the year of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

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Medals on 90th birthday

Jack Hinchliff Credit: Calendar

A veteran from Leeds has finally recieved his service medals nearly seventy years after World War Two. Jack Hinchliff was presented with four medals including the Burma Star on his 90th birthday.

He never applied for his medals, so his three daughters wrote to the Ministry of Defence and they sent him the medals.

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