A Sunderland mum has made a desperate appeal to have a large quantity of Christmas cash returned to her after losing it on a shopping trip.
Kristina Spurgatis is devastated after losing a large quantity of money she had saved for Christmas presents after leaving it in a carrier bag on a bench outside Home Bargains in Blandford Street.
She said: "I left it on a bench outside of Home Bargains in Sunderland about 3pm on Sunday.
"It had a couple of toys in it, but it also had money in it for Christmas presents.
"If anyone knows if it's been handed in or anything please get in touch."
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