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Suspicious Package In Cowes Turns Out To Be 'Message In A Bottle'

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A police officer on the Isle of Wight couldn't believe what he saw when he was called to reports of a suspicious package.

Sgt Winchester said police were alerted to the package this morning (Tuesday).

Fortunately, he didn't have to 'send an SOS' as the package was revealed to be a letter in a bottle.

A hand written note had been put inside from 'The Adams Family', prompting him to lurch forward to read more.

Sgt Winchester decided to add to the mystery, by putting his own note inside.

He also thanked the member of the public for doing the right thing by reporting the suspicious object.

Reason #82 of why I love my job; Those unexpected positive moments This morning I was called to a report of a...

Posted by Isle of Wight Police on Tuesday, February 23, 2021




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