'The right thing to do': Tim Hortons employees return forgotten $3K to customer

From CTV - November 14, 2017

If Canadians are known around the world for being nice, the staff at a local Tim Hortons in southern Ontario certainly lived up to that reputation when they returned $3,000 in forgotten cash to its rightful owner.

Mohammad Kawsara told CTV Windsor that he met up with a few of his friends on Thursday evening at his local Tim Hortons, located on Huron Church Road at Tecumseh Road in Windsor, Ont.

It was warm so I took off my jacket, Kawsara explained on Monday. I laid it down next to me on the chair.

An hour and a half later, the group got up to leave and Kawsara forgot his jacket on the seat. He didnt notice it was missing until four days later when his wife asked him for the keys to their car. Kawsara replied that the keys were in his jacket pocket, which he thought was lying on a chair in the dining room.

The jacket wasnt there.

After a frantic search, Kawsara remembered that he had left it at the Tim Hortons.

The jacket had remained on the chair in the restaurant chain for about 68 hours before a couple of night crew workers found it, the locations manager Ryan Green said.

I looked through it looking for identification and saw the money and realized that I needed to keep it secure or else somebody might try to take off with it, he said.


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