Taylor student finds $20,000 in backpack

Backpack of cash found at Sixth Grade Academy in Taylor, police question student owner


TAYLOR, Mich. – A student at a Taylor school found a backpack that contained a large amount of cash Monday morning.

Taylor Chief of Police Mary Sclabassi says the money was found at the Sixth Grade Academy located in Taylor.

Inside the backpack, a student found $20,000 in cash. Sclabassi said the case was "extremely unusual."

Police say the pack belongs to another student, who is now being questioned about the money. Police are also talking to that student's parents.

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