Determined teenager finds woman's lost bag on Northumberland beach

A teenager has reunited a distressed lady with her lost bag, after seeing posters for the missing item.

Sunday, 21st June 2020, 11:47 am
Updated Sunday, 21st June 2020, 11:47 am

Alex Taylor, 13, who is staying with his grandparents in Low Hauxley, found the bag on the beach.

Grandmother Diane Taylor told The Ambler: “Alex and I went for a walk at around 10pm, we went down to the beach near the chalets. We saw a poster stating a small ladies back pack had been lost on the beach.

I said to Alex, ‘there’s no way we could find this in the dark, and the tide would probably have taken it out by now.’

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Alex Taylor, Nigel King and Deborah Ward

“But Alex was determined to find it, and took a torch and went off to hunt. Then, lower down the beach, tucked well behind the rocks, he found the missing bag.”

Hauxley resident Nigel King contacted a delighted Deborah Ward, from Ponteland, who returned the following day to reclaim her bag.

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