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Police recover Chris Jericho's AEW World title belt


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The case of the missing AEW World title belt has been solved, but without a prime suspect.

Tallahasse Democrat reporter Jeffrey Burlew tweeted that Tallahassee (FL) police confirmed they retrieved the belt earlier Wednesday after "someone turned it into headquarters after finding it along the side of the road."

Burlew said no arrests were made, but anyone with details can contact the police department.

Chris Jericho won the title Saturday at AEW's All Out pay per view and on Sunday, he reported the title as stolen while he was eating inside a Longhorn Steakhouse. Jericho told police he left the belt inside a rented limo and the driver had to return to the airport as Jericho had taken someone else's luggage by mistake. Somewhere from the time the driver dropped Jericho off to returning to pick him up, the belt, reportedly valued at almost $30,000, went missing.

Both the police department and AEW posted on social media early Wednesday that the belt was recovered but the posts were deleted.

The lost belt set off a series of humorous tweets with other AEW talent and fast food brands and Jericho himself released an in-character video where he said he was launching a worldwide investigation.