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Military medals found at gas station; police locate owner


(Editor's note: This report has been updated to say that the owner of the medals has been identified.)

Two cases with military medals were found in the parking lot of a gas station and turned over to the Fayetteville Police Department, according to a news release Friday.

Police on Saturday said the owner of the medals has been identified and there was no crime involved, a news release said. 

The person who found them turned the medals in to the department’s Cross Creek Station on Raeford Road, the release said.

Police were told that the medals were found near a gas pump.

“Bronze Star Medals” is printed on one of the cases.

Anyone with information about the medals is asked to contact Detective A. Bell at 910-624-9079. Information may also be submitted to CrimeStoppers at 910-483-TIPS (8477) or http://fay-nccrimestopers.org.

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