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He stumbles on a bag containing 16,000 € and Christmas gifts, returns it and refuses the reward

A 63-year-old German man forgot his baggage full of Christmas presents and cash the night before Christmas Eve in Krefeld. He was able to find it thanks to the honesty of a passerby.

Christmas night always has some pretty good stories. This Tuesday, December 24, while making a short stop, a sixty-something man forgets his backpack at the foot of a tree in downtown Krefeld, Germany. Inside his luggage: Christmas gifts and bundles of tickets worth 16,000 euros.

He alerted the police

Shortly before midnight, so on this Christmas night, a 51-year-old man stumbles on the bag, opens it and immediately alerts the police. so that it is returned to its owner as soon as possible. He was quickly identified and was able to recover his bag and its precious contents.

As for the one who made the discovery, he refused the award on the grounds that “it was Christmas” – in Germany whoever finds an object can receive a reward according to the value of the object, the man would have received about 500 euros.

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