A lost family heirloom made its way back to its owner in Central Saanich thanks to the power of social media.
On June 15, the Central Saanich Police Service tweeted that a necklace was lost in the Tanner Ridge area. The tweet said the white gold necklace was passed from the owner’s grandmother to her mother and then to her.
Sun, Jun 14, 12:30-2pm, a necklace was lost in the Tanner Ridge area.The owner also went to Tonneli's on E Saanich Rd. The white gold necklace had been passed from the owner's grandmother, to her mother, and then to her. Pls help get this heirloom back to it's family pic.twitter.com/F6kAJHEmMH
— cspoliceservice (@cspoliceservice) June 15, 2020
Three days later, a tweet went up saying the necklace was located.
According to Central Saanich police, a “young lady” turned in the pendant on June 17 after seeing the posts on social media. She found it while on a walk with her family. The necklace was reunited with its owner on June 18, giving the story a happy ending.
CSPS File #20-1732
A very happy ending to the story of the lost necklace! Yesterday afternoon, a young lady turned in the pendant after seeing our social media post. She had found it while out on a walk with her family. Today it was returned to it's very happy owner, Mary! pic.twitter.com/lhlg3wUEYP
— cspoliceservice (@cspoliceservice) June 18, 2020