Kayley and Riley with the wallet's owner David Drury

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Two Shenstone children and a library card have helped reunite a local man with his wallet.
Kayley and Riley with the wallet’s owner David Drury
Kayley and Riley – who attend Greysbrooke Primary School – were on the playing fields when they spotted the item under a hedge. Having heard a recent talk in school from local police about a regular surgery they hold at Shenstone Community Library, the pair took the wallet along to hand it in. A spokesperson for the library said: “The volunteer librarians Carole and Elaine opened the wallet in the hope of finding the owner. “The first thing they found was a library card, so they were able to go to the records and find the identity and make contact straight away.” The wallet’s owner, David Drury from Hints, arranged to meet the youngsters at the library – and deliver a reward of Premium Bonds. “He was keen to reward their honesty,” the spokesperson added. “He hopes that the Premium Bonds will bring them future fortune.”

Ross

Founder of Lichfield Live and editor of the site.