Minors find backpack, handgun misplaced by construction worker

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A construction worker reported a stolen backpack containing a .45 caliber handgun to Lincoln Police Tuesday night.

The 34-year-old told police he last remembered having it when he took a break at a walking trail near S. A St. and Memorial Dr. around 5:00 p.m.

THen, around 9:15 that night, a man called to report a 14-year-old and 15-year-old found the backpack and turned it in.

Police say the backpack, with the handgun and the man's wallet, was returned to the owner.