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Man finds Emmy trophy in trash

Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 - 00:41

Nov. 23 - Brooklyn man wants to find the rightful owner of a golden Emmy statuette he found in the trash. Linda So reports.

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This gold statue is a coveted prize only awarded to the best. But Ismael Cekic (Seh-KICK) found this Emmy trophy where you'd least expect. It was tossed out in a box next to a pile of trash. Cekic spotted it while walking down a street near his Brooklyn, New York home. SOUNDBITE: ISMAEL CEKIC, MAN WHO FOUND EMMY TROPHY IN TRASH, SAYING: "This thing sticking out looked so cool. So I picked it up." Cekic now wants to return it to its rightful owner. But the Emmy is missing the band telling who it belongs to. SOUNDBITE: ISMAEL CEKIC, MAN WHO FOUND EMMY TROPHY IN TRASH, SAYING: "I would want this back in my family if I would have lost it so. I'm thinking why would someone throw this out?" The trophy is believed to be from the 50s. Until he can find the owner, Cekic says he will keep it on his coffee table.

Man finds Emmy trophy in trash

Saturday, Nov 23, 2013 - 00:41

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