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Police return camera with help from Twitter

Oak Bay Police found the camera’s owner through social media

A lost camera is being returned after Oak Bay Police took to Twitter.

The camera was found near King George Terrace on Friday, and police say it had family pictures from Vancouver Island and Rome. After posting a photo from the camera Monday morning the owner was quickly identified.

Police Report that the camera was found Friday, and they started asking for the public’s help over social media on Saturday.



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