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Surrey Police return dumped silverware to owner

Silver stash
Image caption The stolen items included ornamental tableware, engraved plaques, memorabilia and jewellery

A haul of stolen silverware that was discovered dumped in Guildford has been returned to its owner.

More than 30 pieces were found by a group of young people behind garages in the Bellfields area on 2 January.

The owner, who lives in Cobham and had been burgled over the Christmas period, contacted police after seeing an appeal.

Det Con James West said: "The owner was delighted to receive his silverware back."

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