Police use portrait of Gollum to find owner of missing ring

Solihull detectives drew inspiration from Lord of the Rings after discovering the stolen jewellery in a shop in Acocks Green

We’re all looking for ways to jazz up our January and the boys in blue at Solihull Police Station are no different. Faced with the task of reuniting a stolen ring with its owner, officers obviously didn’t have much luck with this tweet: 


So they got creative, calling on the skills of Middle Earth’s most notorious jewellery thief…

And as IF we needed further proof that Detective Constable Tom Finch and the folk on the beat in Solihull are absolute legends, they followed up their efforts with this Tolkien-tastic pun: 

Bravo, good sirs.