Lost wallet found in lobster's claw

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Lost wallet found in lobster's claw

 

A Plymouth man who lost his wallet in the sea has had it returned after it was found in the claws of a lobster.

According to various sources, 30-year-old Paul Westlake of Plymouth in Devon lost his wallet after going for a swim in Plymouth Sound after going for a drink with his brother. A few days later, a mystery diver or fishermen (depending on which source you believe) caught a lobster clutching the wallet firmly in his claws and found a business card for Westlake's barber inside.

The diver got in touch with Associates hair salon in Plymouth and returned the wallet, which still contained all of Westlake's credit cards inside. Amy Harvey, who works at the salon, told the BBC:

"We were contacted by a diver who said that he had found a wallet with our details inside. We actually thought it was a joke when he range. He said it was found in the claw of a lobster."

Westlake says he never eaten lobster, and has now vowed never to do so. He will be unable to provide the lobster with a reward for the wallet's safe return. It was eaten.