Toronto police are seeking the owner of six Second World War medals, discovered while they were looking for drugs.
Officers from the 51 Division major crime unit were conducting a drug investigation on Sept. 11 when they found the medals that did not belong to the target of their search, according to a police news release yesterday evening.
The find includes medals for several campaigns during the war. The medals are described as:
- 1939-1945 Star
- Burma Campaign Star
- France and Germany Campaign Star
- Italy Campaign Star
- 1939-1945 Voluntary Service Medal
- 1939-1945 War Medal (Merchant Marines)
A photo of the medals has been released as police are asking for the public’s assistance finding the owner.
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