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Mystery of missing £637k ring at The Ritz solved - after it's found in a very unusual place

A guest at the Ritz in Paris who suspected hotel staff of stealing a £637,000 diamond ring will be reunited with her jewellery - after it was found in a vacuum cleaner.

According to Le Parisien, a Malaysian guest had filed a police complaint on Friday, alleging the ring had vanished from her room.

The Ritz would not release details about the ring or the owner, but said the ring was found on Sunday.

"Thanks to meticulous searches by security agents at the Ritz Paris, the ring was found this morning in a vacuum cleaner bag," the hotel said in a statement.

"Our client is happy at the news."

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The newspaper reported the guest travelled to London on Friday but will now go back to Paris for her ring.

The Ritz said it has offered three more nights to the guest to make up for any inconvenience.