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:

 

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: