NYPD Searching For Couple Whose Times Square Proposal Went Horribly Wrong

New York police hunt man who dropped engagement ring down drain during wedding proposal

Police have found the couple who they say lost their engagement ring in Times Square over the weekend.

The NYPD had been looking for Drennan and his fiancee, Daniella Anthony, since they retrieved the ring Saturday morning.

It was initially reported the man had dropped the engagement ring about 2.5 metres down a utility grate.

Anthony said "yes" and wore the ring - even though it was too big.

Unfortunately for the couple, the NYPD does not have the couple's details, therefore it can't reunite them with the ring.

Listen to Newsbeat live at 12:45 and 17:45 every weekday on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra - if you miss us you can listen back here. He proposed to her in Central Park and she said it slipped off her finger and fell into the Times Square grate late Friday night.

Both John and Daniella took to Twitter to express their delight and thank the NYPD officers involved.

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The good news, officers has recovered the ring. "Case closed! Love, John, Daniella, and the NYPD".

"Wasn't a Twitter user, I am and will be forever grateful to all who have helped me get my ring back!"

The NYPD shared footage to social media of the unidentified man, still on one knee, accidentally dropping the ring before leaning down to peer through the dark grate in the popular Manhattan tourist district.

"I want to clarify that I did not propose over a grate in Times Square - that's where we lost it", Mr Drennan said.

"We can not thank the people of NY or the police enough".

Afterwards, they put out a call on social media asking others to help identify the couple.

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