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Search for owner of war medals - ahead of Remembrance Day

Search for owner of medals Credit: Nottinghamshire police

Police in Newark are trying to reunite a set of war medals with their rightful owner ahead of Remembrance Day.

They were found near to the Odeon Cinema at around 11pm on June 5th - the day of the Mayor's Parade. Since then efforts to trace them have been unsuccessful. The Medals Office believe they could be replicas as there are no serial numbers on them.

These medals are very distinctive and have clearly been owned by someone who looked after them. We just hope that they may be about to go into their cupboard ahead of Remembrance and realise that they're missing and get in touch.

– Julie Cubbin, Nottinghamshire Polic

Anyone who may know who the medals might belong to is asked to contact Newark Police Station on 101.

Appeal to find medals' owner

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 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.

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£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.

PICTURES: A chance to go for gold!

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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