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Alabama police say a suitcase containing fossils turned in, looking for the owner

A brown briefcase with fossils and various other unlikely items was discovered in the state of Alabama, and the police on Wednesday said they were looking for who the items are coming from.

(Mobile Police Department via AP)

A brown briefcase with fossils and various other unlikely items was discovered in the state of Alabama, and the police on Wednesday said they were looking for who the items are coming from.

The bag was located and deposited to the enforcement of the law by a citizen, the Mobile Police Department said on Twitter along with a photo of the item and the contents spread across a table.

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A citizen found the case filled with fossils, geodes, and a carving and turned it over to the police. MPD is trying to find the owner. If you recognize this workbook and the items within it, call 251-208-1231. https://t.co/DOU9yPKuP1 pic.twitter.com/sMzyK6eOql

— Mobile Police (@MobileALPolice) 22 August 2018

“A citizen found the case filled with fossils, geodes, and a carving and turned it over to the police,” police tweeted. “MPD is trying to find the owner. If you recognize this workbook and the items within it, call 251-208-1231.”

More than a dozen articles were found in the suitcase, each packed separately, police spokeswoman Charlette Solis told The Associated Press, who added that the authorities think that the items really are.

“They are beauties, just to look at them, and they are unique,” Solis said.

Mobile police said in the pale in the workbook was “fossils, geodes, and an engraving.”

(Mobile Police Department via AP)

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There was no ID found on the case, Solis said, and no one has reported any crime of missing items that is shown to be connected.

If the pocket of the owner cannot be found, Solis said, it is likely that the items “sitting in our property room forever.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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