Did you leave money in your library book?

North Vancouver

2017-08-18 08:44 PDT

Dossier nº 2017-19143

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

book with $ sign

That is the question that is being asked at the North Vancouver City Library and the North Vancouver RCMP.

On July 24, 2017 a very honest North Vancouver resident returned a significant amount of money to the library after cash was discovered in a borrowed book. Library records were checked and no recent user of the book is missing money. The Canadian currency has been turned over to the North Vancouver RCMP.

It is a mystery of how and when the money got into the book and who would be missing the money now, said Cpl Richard De Jong of the North Vancouver RCMP. If the rightful owner of the cash can provide details on the amount of money along with the name of book, police would be pleased to return the money to them!

What would you do if you discovered a significant amount of cash in a library book you just signed out? Police and library staff commend the honourable actions of the person who turned the money over to officials in hopes the rightful owner could be located.

The North Vancouver RCMP can be contacted at 604-985-1311, referencing file # 2017-19143.


Diffusé par

Cap. Richard De Jong

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de North Vancouver
nvan.bc.rcmp.ca (en anglais seulement)
147, 14e Rue Est, North Vancouver (C.-B.) V7L 2N4
Téléphone : 604-969-7561
Cellulaire : 604-363-5584
Télécopieur : 604-990-7450

Courriel : richard.dejong@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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