Engagement ring lost moments before proposal found by police

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New York City police sought on Saturday for an unlucky suitor who dropped an engagement ring down a Times Square grating while proposing to his fiancee, who nonetheless told him yes.

All was not lost - police found the ring at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

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The NYPD is asking for your help in reuniting an engagement ring with a couple after a proposal went south in a scene right out of a movie on Friday.

"The NYPD is now looking to find the couple, describing the male as being 5'8"-5'9" with short brown hair and a manicured beard and the female is 5'5" with blond hair.

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The police also posted a photo of the ring that had been recovered - and cleaned - by their officers.

The department has taken to social media in an effort to enlist the public's help in locating the couple.

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The NYPD then posted a video on Twitter with the caption: 'WANTED for dropping his fiancée's ring in Times Square!' Which is great news, except the couple never left any contact information, according to an NYPD spokesperson.