Lords of the Rings fans were out in full force to help North Yorkshire Police solve the mystery of a very special ring that was lost and found by the force. The ring, that was genuinely lost, looked strangely familiar:

Officers in York are trying to locate the owner of a distinctive silver ring and are appealing to the public for their…

Posted by North Yorkshire Police on Wednesday, 29 January 2020

 

People were not slow to let the police know the real significance of what had happened:

 

Whilst Sam also pitched with his sage advice:

 

A plan however was hatched as to how these police officers might deal with what was ahead:

 

And others were dreading what these “amazing creatures” would face next:

 

The North Yorkshire Police however have come to a different conclusion, spurning their chance for an adventure in favour of returning the precious Ring to its rightful owner: