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Hunt For Bride Who Owns Colourful Wedding Dress

Runaway Bride

While car and house keys are commonly handed into Cairns Police Station.  Cash, mobile phones and other personal items also make a fairly regular appearance - wedding dresses are less common.

A lot of the items can be reunited with their owners fairly promptly, however some of them can be a bit more difficult to reconcile.

Such was the case last week, when a beautifully crafted wedding dress was brought in to the newly refurbished Cairns City Beat office on the Cairns Esplanade.

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Muddy’s matrimonial mystery?

The dress was in its own storage bag and was left near Muddy’s playground on the Esplanade on Thursday.

It’s made from blue satin with pastel flowers, multi-coloured tulle and has a blue satin train.

Police are wondering if the bride got cold feet at the last minute and left the dress behind? Or was it stolen from somewhere and discarded?

Police don't know what 'sequins' of events led to the dress being discovered.

Will the dress’s discovery add to a 'bodice' of evidence supporting a stealing offence?

Or will it sadly end up resulting in an 'applique-tion' to dispose of it as unclaimed property?

So, if you want to avoid any more of my very ordinary wedding dress puns – we need your help!

Have you heard of someone who has lost a wedding dress?

If so, please have them call the Cairns Police Property Office on 40307207 from Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 3.30pm.

And the Police will be eternally grateful to you – as long as we both shall live!

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP1900264464