A woman was reunited with a lost necklace which is a family heirloom after a community member saw posts about it on Central Saanich police’s social media account. (Twitter/cspoliceservice)

A woman was reunited with a lost necklace which is a family heirloom after a community member saw posts about it on Central Saanich police’s social media account. (Twitter/cspoliceservice)

Lost family heirloom returned to woman in Central Saanich

‘Young lady’ returns necklace after seeing social media post

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.

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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.

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shalu.mehta@blackpress.ca


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