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NYPD seeks couple that dropped engagement ring in subway grate

02 December, 2018, 18:30 | Author: Ted Wilson

A man was doing just that at the United States city's popular tourist landmark and dropped the ring he used to propose to his fiancee.

Trouble is, police didn't have the names or contact information for the couple.

After seeing the footage officers managed to rescue the ring, clean it up and now want to find its owners.

The couple asked police for help, and emergency service officers tried unsuccessfully to locate the sparkler.

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Police in New York City had good news Saturday for a couple who lost an engagement ring down a utility grate in Manhattan's Times Square. The bad news, they now need your help to identified the lucky/unlucky couple.

"Help us find the couple who's [sic] marriage proposal went horribly wrong after their engagement ring fell down the drain in #TimesSquare".

He was so excited when she said yes he promptly dropped the ring down a grate underfoot.

A separate tweet by the NYPD shows a close up of the ring, which has what appears to be a diamond set in its centre with smaller jewels on its band, possibly made of silver.

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