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Stolen hotel case returned after 40 years

Feb. 4, 2013 at 11:12 AM   |   Comments

MUNICH, Germany, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Officials at an upscale German hotel said a U.S. man who stole a letter writing set 40 years ago shipped the item back to the business.

The hotel in Munich's Maximilianstrasse area said the leather case, which was designed to hold paper, envelopes and cards, arrived in the mail with a handwritten note explaining the sender had taken the item from the hotel in the 1970s, The Local.de reported Monday.

The man, who was not identified by the hotel, said he lives in Paducah, Ky., near the Tennessee border.

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