A 34-year-old woman in the eastern Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk found a package of almost 500 diamonds in a lift, regional police said on Friday, according to RIA Novosti.
The woman found a small package with the precious stones as she was returning home after work. She brought the package of gems to a jeweler for examination, who told her they were diamonds, upon which she decided to return the package to its owner, police said.
“Police are investigating the case…regarding the package of 476 alleged diamonds, which were found in a lift,” the police reported.
The diamonds have been sent for testing and valuation, while police are still searching for the owner of the package.