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Cops put parking lot crack cocaine in 'lost and found'

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -

(AP) - Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they've put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their "lost and found box" in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner.
    
The (Wilkes-Barre) Citizens' Voice reports the drug was found in the parking lot of a shopping center outside Wilkes-Barre (WILKS'-ba-ree).
    
Wilkes-Barre Township police posted about the find on the department's Facebook page. In a post headlined "FOUND ITEM," police quipped the drug had been placed in the department's "lost and found box" and invited the owner to come retrieve it.
    
The post requested a picture of the crack's owner holding the drug, along with ID and a "written statement containing your claim to the crack."
    
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Information from: The Citizens' Voice, http://www.citizensvoice.com

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5/25/2017 2:37:30 PM (GMT -7:00)

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