Search for a kind stranger who delivered a missing wallet they found outside Doncaster train station back to its owner

The act of kindness was a huge shock to a man who desperately wants to say thank you to the person who returned his wallet.

By Laura Andrew
Tuesday, 8th June 2021, 8:21 am

Nick Burton was working as a volunteer at the Doncaster Community Business Cup football game last weekend.

When he went to pick up one of the players from the Doncaster train station his wallet fell out of his pocket.

Nick said: “I didn’t realise it was missing for about half an hour.

Nick Burton is searching for the kind stranger who left him this note.

“By which time I was already at the Keepmoat Stadium.

“I searched the ground but couldn’t find it anywhere.”

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Nick was devastated and began to think about cancelling cards and replacing ID.

But then to his delight he received a mysterious package with a hand written note.

“I was shocked when my wallet came back to me,” he continued.

“Someone must have read my address on my driver's license and posted it to me.

“I was totally overwhelmed that someone would do something so kind.

“I really want to get in touch with the person who did this so I can say thank you properly.

“If I was in their position I would have probably just handed it in at the station so the fact that they went the extra mile and posted it out to me really deserves some recognition.

“After 18 months of negativity it’s really a wonderful thing that they did for me.

“It’s not just made my day but my whole year.”

If you are the person who returned the wallet to Nick then please email [email protected] and we will connect you to one another.

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